Question: Is Golf 6 GTI a good car?

CarBuyer reports the Mk6 overall is considered more reliable than the Mk5. But Consumer Reports recommends avoiding 2010-2012 GTIs. In fact, Car Complaints ranks the 2012 model as the worst Volkswagen GTI model year. The 2013 and 2014 models, though, are more reliable.

Is the Golf 6 GTI reliable?

For the most part, the MK6 GTI is very reliable if it is taken care of properly. I have seen some last upwards of 180,000 miles with no major issues. As always, you can likely expect a few issues with the common MK6 problems above such as the water pump, PCV valve, and carbon build-up.

How fast is a GTI MK6?

EnginesModelEngine type/codeTop speed1.8 TSI1,798 cc (110 cu in) I4 (CDAA)220 km/h (137 mph)GTI1,984 cc (121 cu in) I4 (CCZB)240 km/h (149 mph) 238 km/h (148 mph) (DSG)GTI 351,984 cc (121 cu in) I4 (CDLG)247 km/h (153 mph)2.5*2,480 cc (151 cu in) I5 (BGQ/CBUA/CBTA)209 km/h (130 mph) (elec. limited)18 more rows

How much horsepower does a Mk6 GTI have?

The VW Golf Mk6 horsepower is 208bhp. This afFords the vehicle a zero to 60 mph acceleration in a matter of 6.9 seconds. It also powers it to a top speed of 148 mph.

Is the Mk6 Golf reliable?

Volkswagen seems to have rectified a lot of the issues that befell the Mk5, so the Mk6 is largely more reliable to own – borne out by its impressive performance in the 2011 Driver Power survey, where it finished in a highly respectable 10th place overall. Its not without problems, though.

What is the problem with Volkswagen?

Since last September, the Volkswagen brand has been embroiled in a catastrophic emissions cheating scandal that has decimated the companys reputation in the US and around the world. VW admitted to equipping more than 11 million diesel-powered cars worldwide with software designed to cheat government emissions tests.

Which Volkswagen Golf is the most reliable?

Volkswagen seems to have rectified a lot of the issues that befell the Mk5, so the Mk6 is largely more reliable to own – borne out by its impressive performance in the 2011 Driver Power survey, where it finished in a highly respectable 10th place overall. Its not without problems, though.

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