Volkswagen Golf Maintenance Costs

A Volkswagen Golf will cost about $5,410 for maintenance and repairs during its first 10 years of service.

This beats the industry average for popular hatchback models by $1,101. There is also a 15.91% chance that a Golf 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 Maintenance Costs

Year Major Repair Probability Annual Costs
1 1.64% $192
2 2.72% $223
3 3.05% $273
4 5.39% $351
5 7.72% $417
6 8.69% $520
7 9.37% $729
8 12.12% $812
9 13.39% $889
10 15.91% $1,004
11 24.64% $1,019
12 30.65% $1,142

Volkswagen Golf 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

Volkswagen Golf Maintenance Rankings

Maintenance Rankings

We've ranked over 200 models from best to worst for Maintenance. See where the Volkswagen Golf ranks for Maintenance compared to other vehicles. Also check out how the Golf stacks up in our rankings for Depreciation, Insurance and Overall Costs.

Maintenance Rankings