10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,625 miles

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problem #4

Dec 052019

Jetta

  • 9,000 miles
Vehicle rear-ended on a busy day between 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm on a Thursday. All the air-bags in the car deployed. The driver side air-bag stayed inflated for a long time, and the right side air-bag also did not deflate. Inflated air-bag held the driver so tight, and the driver could not exit out of the accident car. Simultaneously seat also held the driver so tight. The driver suffered a significant injury fracturing his sternum. The car was less than 40 mph at the time of the incident. The manufacturer downloaded the electronic data record from the car and never shared it with the driver despite the written request. Driver feels brake may have failed. Driver has to slide out of the car as the side air bag stayed inflated. Picture attached shows air-bag staying inflated even after 10-25 mins and started to go down slowly.

- Mundelein, IL, USA

problem #3

Dec 182019

Jetta

  • 10,000 miles
When mobile device is placed in passengers seat seatbelt light comes on and air bag is turned off.

- Guyton, GA, USA

problem #2

Sep 152019

Jetta

  • 3,500 miles
The passenger side airbag light intermittently lights up. Sometimes immediately when starting the car, other times while driving and sometimes everything works fine. At times when the light is on during startup it stays on for quite a while (many miles) it may then go off or not. Also, when the passenger seat occupant moves on the seat the light may or may not go off. I took the car to a VW dealer who could not find anything wrong and told me "well, the seabelt works, doesn't it?"

- Southwick, MA, USA

problem #1

Nov 122018

Jetta

  • 0 miles
The car is displaying an error, ir says. żerror:airbagż. is displaying the airbag light on and the passenger airbag as disabled. (the light is located in the central dash) and it goes of if you drive, my car is a week new, and IżM about to take it to the dealer. I got pictures of the messages if you want. The problem show when you turn the ignition switch on, and then when you drive for a 15 minutes it keeping reminding the problem and then magically goes off.

- West Park, FL, USA