Volkswagen Golf GTI Maintenance Costs

A Volkswagen Golf GTI will cost about $5,576 for maintenance and repairs during its first 10 years of service.

This beats the industry average for popular hatchback models by $935. There is also a 15.91% chance that a Golf GTI will require a major repair during that time. This is 5.59% better than similar vehicles in this segment. The chart below illustrates how these costs and repair probabilities will increase over time.

Probability of a Major Vehicle Repair (%)
Est Annual Maintenance/Repair Costs ($)

Volkswagen Golf GTI Maintenance Costs

Year Major Repair Probability Annual Costs
1 1.64% $209
2 2.72% $240
3 3.05% $289
4 5.39% $368
5 7.72% $433
6 8.69% $536
7 9.37% $745
8 12.12% $829
9 13.39% $906
10 15.91% $1,021
11 24.64% $1,035
12 30.65% $1,158

Volkswagen Golf GTI Maintenance Schedule

Mileage Recommended Maintenance
10,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Change Oil and Filter
20,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Fuel Filter Replacement, Brake System Flush, Lubricate Doors, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
30,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Brake System Flush, Change Oil and Filter
40,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Replace Timing Belt, Transmission Fluid Service, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Cabin Replace Air Filter
50,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Brake System Flush, Change Oil and Filter
60,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Replace Timing Belt, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
70,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Brake System Flush, Change Oil and Filter
80,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Replace Timing Belt, Transmission Fluid Service, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Cabin Replace Air Filter
90,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Brake System Flush, Change Oil and Filter
100,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Replace Timing Belt, Lubricate Doors, Water Pump Replacement, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter, Fuel Filter Replacement
110,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Brake System Flush, Change Oil and Filter
120,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Replace Timing Belt, Transmission Fluid Service, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
130,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Brake System Flush, Replace Timing Belt, Water Pump Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
140,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Fuel Filter Replacement, Brake System Flush, Lubricate Doors, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
150,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Brake System Flush, Change Oil and Filter

What About Volkswagen Golf GTI Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure a Volkswagen Golf GTI is about $1,653 per year. This adds up to around $8,265 after 5 years of vehicle ownership. Unlike regular maintenance, this expense can often be lowered by shopping around for lower insurance premiums. Comparing quotes will ensure that you are not overpaying if you already own a Volkswagen Golf GTI. Or, if you are just researching, then it would be money-wise to know this cost before buying. Try our Competitive Quote Tool or the form below to get free quotes. Advertising Disclosure

Volkswagen Golf GTI Maintenance Rankings

Maintenance Rankings

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Other Volkswagen Golf GTI Costs of Ownership

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