What does MK3/MK4/MK5 mean for Volkswagen Vehicles? What do all those letters in front of my Volkswagen model even mean? In this post, we'll take the time to go into the confusing abbreviations (MK3, MK4, MK5, MK6, B5, etc.) for Volkswagen models, such as the Beetle, Golf, Jetta, and the Passat. Volkswagen named their vehicles based on the generation or the chassis type. We'll … [Read more...] about What is a Volkswagen MK3, MK4, MK5?
The 5 Best Performance Mods for the MK7/MK7.5 GTI The Volkswagen 7th Gen (MK7/MK7.5) Golf GTI is the successor of the MK6 GTI and was first introduced in 2013 through 2020. The 7th Gen MK7 houses an updated 2.0t TSI engine (CHHB) and IS20 turbo that puts down 217hp (+10hp) and 258lb-ft (+51tq) out of the factory. While it is quite impressive, it has us enthusiasts questioning, … [Read more...] about How to Build a 350hp Volkswagen Golf 7th Gen (MK7) GTI
VW MK4 Door Lock Problems Many Volkswagen MKIV owners experience various issues with their door locks acting up. Problems include MK4 doors not locking, the car not recognizing when a door is open, doors automatically locking while they're open, etc. There are a handful of weird things that happen. If your MK4 Jetta, GLI, Golf, or B5 Passat is experiencing door lock issues … [Read more...] about Volkswagen MKIV (MK4) Door Lock Problems – Explanation & Fix
The 6th Gen Volkswagen GTI was first introduced at the Paris Motor Show in October of 2008 and was coined as the "reengineered facelift" to the 5th Gen (MK5) Volkswagen GTI. The MK6 GTI is essentially a re-skin of the MK5, except for engineering improvements that shortened the assembly time from the MK5. Production runs on the MK6 GTI, ran from late 2008 - 2013 in Europe and … [Read more...] about The 6 Most Common 6th Gen (MK6) Volkswagen Golf GTI Engine Problems
The 5 Best Performance Mods for Your MK6 GTI The Volkswagen Golf Mk6 GTI was introduced in 2009 and continued production through 2013. It houses a 2.0-liter TSI engine that puts out an impressive 207hp and 207lb-ft out of the box, but have you ever thought "How can I make my MK6 GTI faster?" Well good, now you're here, where we are going to tell you just how to do this. The … [Read more...] about The 5 Best Mods for the Volkswagen 6th Gen (MK6) Golf GTI