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DQ400 DSG (0DD)

The DQ400 (0DD) transmission is specifically designed for the requirements of hybrid vehicles like the VW Golf GTE and Audi A3 E-tron. On the other hand, the VW Jetta Hybrid introduced in 2013 is still equipped with a DQ200 variant (0CG).

DQ400 DSG information

  • 6-speed
  • Wet clutch
  • Stock rated up to +/- 400 Nm
  • E.G. Golf GTE and Audi A3 E-tron

The DQ400 (0DD) transmission is developed by Volkswagen AG specifically for the requirements of hybrid vehicles and introduced with the release of the Golf GTE in 2014. The gearbox switches between the two power units using a third so called disengagement clutch. This clutch connects or separates the electric motor and combustion engine to switch between different operating modes. It has been designed for hybrid vehicles with an engine torque up to 400 Nm like the Golf GTE and Audi A3 E-tron.

DQ400 issues

Most common problems

  • Gear shifts at too low rpm
  • Gear shifts at too high rpm in Sport mode
  • Agressive / unsmooth take-off
  • Clutch vibrations and slip
  • Rattling noises