Written on: 30/05/2006 by timbob1 (1 review written)
"If only everything in life was as reliable as a Volkswagen"
Well, based on our experience I am glad that everything else in life seems to be infitely MORE reliable than my accursed Sharan. What a good car it could have been if it had been put together a little better, using better components. In three years we have experienced the following:
* Overheating clutch when the car had done fewer than 2000 miles
* Broken rear seat belt retainers after about 5000 miles. Replaced only for the... (read more)
Written on: 23/07/2003 by thomas. (1 review written)
Build quality is rubbish on the VW Sharan. This not a one off. I checked out others at the showroom and all have the same faults. The dashboard trim comes loose.
If you do not have central locking the key goes stiff in the locks when wet.The aluminium in the black window trims always bubbles up over time making the trim unattractive.The coating on the internal door handles peels off.The internal boot lid comes loose (& the dealer can never clip it back correctly).The clips on the internal... (read more)
Written on: 09/07/2003 by p bell. (1 review written)
My current sharan is my second and I'm about to order my third. For the six years I've had them I have only had one problem where my first one developed a turbo fault, which was replaced without a problem. I keep trying other MPVs but have not found one that matches the Sharan for comfort, driving position etc etc. I'm about to get the 130PS carat which I am sure will complete 9 years of happy driving. I've had lots of different "drivers" cars, but the Sharan is the only one that my wife... (read more)
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