2009 Volkswagen GTI

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2009 Volkswagen GTI

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.4
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 4.1
  • Exterior styling 4.6
  • Reliability 4.2

Most recent consumer reviews


Loved the car!

Great car for gas but way too small for my growing family. I would recommend this car to anyone to give this car a try.


timing chain tensioner will ruin engine

beautiful car but it's about to break down! recalls and more recalls! timing tensioner and welds/solder on brakes. almost died several times due to brakes. tensioner recall means i had to replace engine on new car


10 years later, I still love my car

I bought my car new in 2009, put 50k miles on it (I walked to work for 5 of those years) and still love it. It’s the first and only car I’ve ever owned. It has had two major issues that arose within the last year. First, the dsg transmission failed, but thankfully just in time for the deadline to get it fixed for free. The VW dealer completely rebuilt my transmission, and now it works better than new. Now, the headliner and door panels are falling off. That will cost $900 to fix. Thing it, it’s just too darn fun to drive to give it up. It’s a happy little car that does exactly what I ask of it on a winding road, yet it’s surprisingly practical. My four year twins love riding in the back seat. They call it “mommy’s race car.” It has attracted small crowds at IKEA on multiple occasions—people are shocked at the sight of a small sofa sliding into Volkswagen. Yes, I’ve threatened to sell it and get a V6 Camry, or the new Accord, or a 3-series BMW, or even a Civic R. But whenever I get back into my car after test driving the other options, I still like my car better. It’s just so well composed. Unless I somehow strike gold and buy an AMG Mercedes wagon, I expect to someday replace my car with another GTI.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Volkswagen
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
144 months/unlimited distance
60 months/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance
36 months/36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
MY 2016-MY 2017 vehicles/75,000 miles; MY 2018- MY 2019 vehicles/72,000 miles; MY 2020 and newer vehicles/75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
Vehicles purchased on or after 1/5/21: MY 2017 & older, 2 yrs/24,000 miles (whichever is 1st) limited warranty; MY 2018-19, 1 yr/12,000 miles (whichever is 1st) limited warranty; MY 2020 & newer, 2 years/24,000 miles (whichever is 1st) limited warranty
Dealer certification required
100-plus point inspection
Roadside assistance
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