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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,500 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2001 Volkswagen Cabrio brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 162003

Cabrio

  • 12,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The rear brakes wore out before the front brakes. The rear brakes and rotors were replaced.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #1

Aug 082002

Cabrio 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 17,000 miles
The brakes would intermittently extended stopping distance when applied. The dealer was not notified.

- New Rochelle, NY, USA

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