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Old March 15th, 2015, 19:43   #1
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Default 2015 Golf Sportwagon review

Can't wait to test drive one

http://driving.ca/volkswagen/golf/re...olf-sportwagon
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Old March 16th, 2015, 19:48   #2
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I read this too. May take one for a spin when they're out.
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Old March 17th, 2015, 12:50   #3
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Ontarians did you see Jim Kenzie's glowing review in the TO Star this past weekend?

http://www.thestar.com/autos/2015/03...-this-car.html
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Old March 17th, 2015, 13:36   #4
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note that this new engine uses UREA not a DPF, vast improvement? methinks, yes.
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Old March 17th, 2015, 13:41   #5
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Great article. I just sent him an e-mail offering to do the wagon 'hatch mod' he was complaining about. We'll see if he responds.
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Old March 17th, 2015, 13:56   #6
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Great article. I just sent him an e-mail offering to do the wagon 'hatch mod' he was complaining about. We'll see if he responds.
BRILLIANT!!! You, good sir, win again!
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Old March 17th, 2015, 13:59   #7
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note that this new engine uses UREA not a DPF, vast improvement? methinks, yes.
It could have both. Not sure if they kept the DPF.

DEF fluid is easy, just need to be aware of the shelf life.
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Old March 17th, 2015, 14:04   #8
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Its sold at almost every gas station now, so no need to stock up.
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Its sold at almost every gas station now, so no need to stock up.
Yeah. I've read of people having issues since the fluid in the tank would pass the due date and crystallize.

People may complain about it, but it's a vast improvement over the ALH, at least for fumes and odor.
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A big issue this winter has been freezing. DEF is about 1/3 Urea and 2/3 deionized water. It has a freezing point of -11*C. A co worker had his Dodge Ram Ecodiesel in the shop several times this winter due to frozen DEF.
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A big issue this winter has been freezing. DEF is about 1/3 Urea and 2/3 deionized water. It has a freezing point of -11*C. A co worker had his Dodge Ram Ecodiesel in the shop several times this winter due to frozen DEF.
i know, and i was worried, But never had a problem. The exhaust would smell like a diesel at first, but no issues with the heater.

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im keeping my mk4 until they clue in to put the oil filter housing back at the top....
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Old March 17th, 2015, 17:27   #13
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I've been wanting a new vehicle for a while now. Guess I can wait another year to see if they bring us an awd wagon before giving up and buying a touareg.
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I've been wanting a new vehicle for a while now. Guess I can wait another year to see if they bring us an awd wagon before giving up and buying a touareg.
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im keeping my mk4 until they clue in to put the oil filter housing back at the top....
I don't like that either. I also don't like how difficult it is to lift the car since the whole underside seems to be covered in plastic.

To me, top side oil changes is a big benefit of owning this car so I wouldn't really want to loose that.
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