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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,000 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.

2011 Volkswagen Eos seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2011 Volkswagen Eos Owner Comments

problem #5

Apr 012016

Eos

  • miles

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

I received the recall letter back in April regarding the defective airbags. They're telling us that the replacement airbags are still not available. We are very fearful of driving the car knowing this could in fact could cause death. We know they continue to make new cars with airbags that are not defective, so this is disturbing to know the people that have the older models with defective airbags are being neglected. This is wrong! they need to fix the old cars first before selling new cars!

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #4

Apr 012016

Eos

  • miles
2011 Volkswagen Eos. Consumer writes in regards to replacement parts not available to repair driver frontal airbag recall notice.

- White Plains, NY, USA

problem #3

Aug 122016

Eos

  • miles
Takata recall - the intial recall for VW was februay 2016. Six months later there is still no replacement or repair available. There has to be more than one company that makes airbag inflators! danger of serious injury or death - should be a motivator to fix this problem.

- New York, NY, USA

problem #2

Jan 152016

Eos

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2011 Volkswagen Eos. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags); however, the parts for the recall repair were not available. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Nokomis, FL, USA

problem #1

Jan 122015

Eos 4-cyl

  • 45,000 miles
While sitting on a bridge, was hit from behind causing vehicle to slide into another vehicle. The car is totaled but the air bags did not deploy.

- Chesapeake, OH, USA

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