How long should a DSG clutch last?

I am looking at a Dec 2019 Skoda Karoq TSI 1.5 SE-L DSG with 30,000 miles. Could you tell me please if it will have a wet or dry clutch and is it true that the dry clutch doesn't last as long ? I have read that 25,000 miles is its limit.

Asked on 25 April 2023 by Kevin Mercer

Answered by David Ross
The Karoq when fitted with the 1.5-litre TSI engine and front-wheel-drive uses the DQ200 dry-clutch gearbox, which tends to be the most problematic, although your car is a much later example and so will benefit from changes that Volkswagen made to the oil used within the gearbox.

There is no maintenance schedule for the DQ200, unlike the wet-clutch DSGs, but the clutches should last in excess of 100,000 miles.
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