Notes: Digging through the long list of NHTSA complaints about a sudden loss of engine power and the high pressure fuel pump failing, it's never good to come across the "my car (with a cold engine) set itself on fire in the middle of the night" complaint.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,636 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.

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 152015

Jetta 4-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,100 miles


While driving, radio/cd/hands free telephone died. Screen flickered and then went blank, no power to all these functions. VW repair said this model of radio installed on this year vehicle was a common problem, and that the radio unit is dead and will need to be replaced ($668 plus tax for a replacement by dealer). Plus an install fee. An ungodly price for a replacement radio that is only 4 years old. There are numerous complaints and threads out which warrant a recall. I use the hands free constantly for work and not being able to will make me have to use the phone in an unsafe manner. Safety is paramount. Update 9/15/15

- Oceanside, CA, USA

problem #1

May 192015

Jetta 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,172 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta. The contact stated that the radio stopped working, which caused the vehicle's bluetooth to stop working. The contact's city has a hands free law for safety. In the cold winter months, the radio and bluetooth failure prevented the contact from being able to get any update information. The contact changed the fuses, but that did not correct the failure. The failure mileage was unknown. Updated 8/19/15 updated 9/30/12

- Canandigua , NY, USA

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