The turbo has failed on my 12 year old car - is it worth replacing or should I just scrap the car?

The turbocharger of my 2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0 TDI has failed and the garage want £900 to replace it. Should I go ahead? The clutch has also not been replaced and with 90,000 miles on the clock is it worth doing the repair?

Asked on 20 September 2018 by Henry Altman

Answered by Honest John
Do you want to scrap the car? Renault is offering £3000 scrappage against a new Kadjar. A new clutch and dual mass flywheel will be about £1000 on top of the cost of the turbo, so if things like brakes and tyres are also on the way out it might make economic sense to get out of the car.
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