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Old November 10th, 2011, 16:55   #40
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Originally Posted by lojeff10 View Post
anyone know the weight difference MT vs DSG? If there is a big enough difference, that could contribute to the higher MPG on Manual.
VW says the 6MT weighs 3360 lb while the DSG weighs 3396 lb. Remember that the DSG is bundled with the sunroof which adds a little weight as well. I think the difference in highway MPG is mostly due to the taller overall gearing in 6th with the manual.
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