2009 Volkswagen Rabbit Reviews, Ratings & Specs
You'll Like The 2009 Volkswagen Rabbit If...
Tangible German lineage and an exceptionally high level of interior fit and finish for this price combine to make the Rabbit the most sophisticated sub-$17,000 vehicles on the road. Compact SUV-like versatility provides practical appeal.
Volkswagen Rabbit Models & Trims
- Navigation System
- Heated Seats
- Sunroof (Optional)
- Back-Up Camera
- Premium Audio
- Smart Device Integration
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Keyless Start
- Keyless Entry
- Automated Emergency Braking
- Blind Spot Monitor
- Cross-Traffic Alert
- Lane Departure Warning
Great, fun, sporty little family car.
Sport mode makes the car go faster which is nice.
Basic vehicle that is built to last.
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Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover
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- Moderate Overlap Front G
- Side G
- Roof Strength G
- Driver-side Overlap Front N/A
- Electronic stabilization program (ESP) *
- Anti-slip regulation (ASR) *
- Daytime running lights
- Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
- Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags
- Front/rear side curtain protection
- Buckle switch sensor for passenger airbag suppression
- 3-point front/rear safety belts w/front pretensioners, load limiters, outboard height adjusters
- Child safety rear door locks
- LATCH child restraint system
- Tire pressure monitoring system
- Collapsible steering column
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Safety Recalls (2)
Fuel System, Gasoline > Delivery > Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Dec 14, 2010Report Receipt Date:Dec 14, 2010NHTSA Campaign:10V621000Summary:VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2010 JETTA, NEW BEETLE, NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE, MODEL YEAR 2009 JETTA SPORTWAGEN AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 RABBIT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINES. THE JETTA, JETTA SPORTWAGEN, AND RABBIT VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SMALL PLASTIC TAB LOCATED ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR THAT MAY CHAFE AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE. THE NEW BEETLE AND THE NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A FASTENING CLAMP ON A HYDRAULIC HOSE OF THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM THAT MAY BE LOCATED IN AN IMPROPER POSITION WHICH COULD CAUSE CHAFING AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE.Consequence:IF CHAFING OCCURS, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A FUEL LEAK TO DEVELOP. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.Remedy:DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND IF NECESSARY REPLACE THE UNDERHOOD FUEL LINE. ADDITIONALLY, DEPENDING ON THE VEHICLE MODEL, DEALERS WILL EITHER REMOVE THE PLASTIC TAB FROM THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR, OR INSPECT THE POSITION OF THE FASTENING CLAMP AND ADJUST THE RELATED FASTENING CLAMP INTO THE CORRECT POSITION. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 31, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.
Service Brakes, Hydraulic, Electronic Stability Control Dec 20, 2016Report Receipt Date:Dec 20, 2016NHTSA Campaign:16V913000Summary:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedan, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles. The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control.Consequence:A loss of vehicle control can increase the risk of a crash.Remedy:Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS control module software to improve the module's self-testing abilities. Any module that fails the new diagnostic test will be replaced. These repairs will be made free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provide a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.