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Old February 11th, 2018, 07:36   #31
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Make sure you also factor in the settlement money, if it hasn't already been claimed.
Hi there. With regards to the settlement money: would the dealer have received it and factored it in to the "sale" price, or would the purchaser be eligible to receive this money? Thanks!
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Old February 12th, 2018, 02:58   #32
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You can check a specific VIN at https://www.vwcourtsettlement.com/en/3-0-models/.

You may be eligible for relief if:
You currently hold title to Generation One Eligible Vehicle in the United States or its territories or hold it by bill of sale dated before June 1, 2019; you currently hold title to a Generation Two Eligible Vehicle in the United States or its territories or hold it by bill of sale dated before December 31, 2019

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Old February 18th, 2018, 07:51   #33
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So,

I just bought a "new" white with beige interior 2016 TDI Lux. Paid just under $45k to the dealer (price & dealer fees, excluding tax & registration). MSRP was just under $59k, however, the car had 10,100 miles on it, and I had to travel 6 hours to SC.

I was planning to keep my 2010 Touareg, but when I saw the '16's being released for sale and looked at the buy-back amount on an 8 year old car (pretty beat on, but with fewer than 60k miles) . . . I got sucked in.

I wanted a light color (though that blue is really beautiful) and light interior, which seemed a little harder to find in this region. I did look at another TDI Lux, white with black interior and 5k miles, which the dealer eventually offered to sell for $47k, FWIW.

About the new car:

I re-set the transmission learning (ignition on, engine not running, accelerator to the floor for 15 seconds then release, ignition off) and that seems (after a few trips) to have fixed what would have been unacceptable shifting at lower speeds.

I'm not thrilled with the AdaptiveCruiseControl.

I also am still a little confused about the warranty on this vehicle . . . The dealer who sold it to me told me it has 4 year 48k bumper to bumper, and made a note to that effect. However, I think they were confusing the minimum emissions extension with bumper to bumper. Is there a VW site where one can enter a VIN and get full Warranty information?

Overall, though, I'm pretty happy with the decision. The Touareg TDI is kind of in a class of its own, and it doesn't look like there will be much chance to buy a new one in the US again.

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Old February 23rd, 2018, 11:23   #34
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I'm considering a 2016 Touareg TDI or 2017 VR6. Is maintenance included for first 3 years?

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Old February 23rd, 2018, 13:08   #35
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Not on the Touareg. I was told that it was discontinued a few years ago.
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Old February 23rd, 2018, 14:37   #36
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I'm considering a 2016 Touareg TDI or 2017 VR6. Is maintenance included for first 3 years?

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Aside from fuel filter on the tdi there are no maintenance difference between the 2.....if you want the vr6..dont drive the tdi there is no comparison
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Old March 25th, 2018, 12:38   #37
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So,

I just bought a "new" white with beige interior 2016 TDI Lux. Paid just under $45k to the dealer (price & dealer fees, excluding tax & registration). MSRP was just under $59k, however, the car had 10,100 miles on it, and I had to travel 6 hours to SC.

I was planning to keep my 2010 Touareg, but when I saw the '16's being released for sale and looked at the buy-back amount on an 8 year old car (pretty beat on, but with fewer than 60k miles) . . . I got sucked in.

I wanted a light color (though that blue is really beautiful) and light interior, which seemed a little harder to find in this region. I did look at another TDI Lux, white with black interior and 5k miles, which the dealer eventually offered to sell for $47k, FWIW.



About the new car:

I re-set the transmission learning (ignition on, engine not running, accelerator to the floor for 15 seconds then release, ignition off) and that seems (after a few trips) to have fixed what would have been unacceptable shifting at lower speeds.

I'm not thrilled with the AdaptiveCruiseControl.

I also am still a little confused about the warranty on this vehicle . . . The dealer who sold it to me told me it has 4 year 48k bumper to bumper, and made a note to that effect. However, I think they were confusing the minimum emissions extension with bumper to bumper. Is there a VW site where one can enter a VIN and get full Warranty information?

Overall, though, I'm pretty happy with the decision. The Touareg TDI is kind of in a class of its own, and it doesn't look like there will be much chance to buy a new one in the US again.

Alec
Pickup up a new 2016 Lux w/Driver Assistance had 75 miles on it White/Beige for my wife. Sticker $59,005 and purchase price was $44,754 before tax and tags. Partner program brought it down to $44,254. I calculate the discount off at 25%. Had to travel from NY to PA to get.
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