When to replace the timing belt in VW Golf 7

The VW Golf 7 is a popular mid-range car made by Volkswagen and produced between 2013 and 2017. This model comes with both petrol and diesel engines. Below is the overview of timing belt replacement intervals. If you don't know which engine your car has, you can enter the license plate number below.

Petrol variants produced between 2013 and 2017

    • VW Golf 7 1.2 TSI all variants =120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
    • VW Golf 7 1.4 TSI all variants =120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
    • VW Golf 7 1.4 GTE 110 kW =120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
    • VW Golf 7 1.4 TGI 81 kW =120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
    • VW Golf 7 1.6 i 81 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years. (no uniform interval indicated. Your garage is leading)
    • VW Golf 7 2.0 GTI all variants = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
    • VW Golf 7 2.0 R 4motion = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
    • VW Golf 7 e-Golf = Electric motor

Diesel Variants produced between 2003 and 2009

  • VW Golf 7 1.6 TDI all variants = 210 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.
  • VW Golf 7 2.0 TDI all variants = 210 000 Kilometres. No maximum number of years. Maximum 10 years is recommended.