Do you know of any problems with the Skoda Yeti DSG gearbox?

A friend is thinking of buying a new Yeti 1.2 TSI with a DSG gearbox. I believe wet clutch DSG gearboxes are more reliable than dry clutch DSG gearboxes - is this correct? And can you tell me which sort is fitted to the Yeti, please? My friend's local Skoda dealer is unable to provide her with this information.

Are there any obvious snags with this car?

Asked on 28 October 2016 by Michael Bishopp

Answered by Honest John
You're right, and the Yeti 1.2TSI 7-speed DSG has the potentially troublesome low torque dry clutch lightweight DSG. Newer VAG models are getting a new 7-speed wet clutch DSG but I don't think the Yeti will ever get it because it is quite close to end of production. The way to go now is the SEAT Ateca that is actually built by Skoda and does have the new 7-speed wet clutch DSG.
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