NHTSA Says Volkswagen Must Buy Back These Vehicles
Modifications to Vehicles Made Them Noncompliant
Vehicles that do not meet all regulatory requirements may have an increased risk of injury, crash, or fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V321000
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Potential Number of Units Affected 46
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Touareg GP, Tiguan, Golf A6, E-Golf GP, CCF, 2016-2017 Passat GP, 2018-2019 Golf R GP, and 2018 Atlas vehicles. These internal-use vehicles were sold without confirmation that they were built to all applicable regulatory requirements and may have been modified prior to sale. As such, these vehicles may fail to comply with the requirements of various Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.
Volkswagen will repurchase the vehicles. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 2, 2021. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 01F1.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
10 Affected Products
2 Associated Documents