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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,000 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 Tiguan accessories - interior problems

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2011 Volkswagen Tiguan Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 272013


  • 30,000 miles


The contact owns a 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan. The contact stated while driving 65 mph the contact attempted to raise the passenger seat from the reclined position but the seat would not move. The vehicle was taken to a dealer for diagnosis but was informed the seats were designed not to raise while the vehicle was being driven unless the driver physically lifted the seat for the passenger. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and also stated the seat was operating as designed. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 30,000.

- Doylestown, PA, USA

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