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Old March 25th, 2016, 11:09   #1
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Hey y'all,

I want a 6M TDI jetta sportwagen. I want it.
But there's one available within a 300 mile radius and I'm not impressed with the carfax

So... I'm looking at a 2014 jetta sportwagen TDI with DSG. It's at 39k so I know the BIG service is due, and I know I'll need to budget for more service/repair costs with a DSG than 6M.

It is still worth it to go TDI DSG vs gasser? I drive about 20k miles per year.
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Old March 25th, 2016, 13:07   #2
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Is it at a dealer? I would point out that the service due at 40k is $750. Try to negotiate that back if you decide on this one.

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Old March 25th, 2016, 15:07   #3
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If you really want a manual, I'd shop around until you find a nice one at a good price.
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Old March 25th, 2016, 16:55   #4
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Dsg does drive nice. But you are aware of higher service costs. The other drawback is lower highway Mpg. 5th gear in the 6M is about the same rpms as 6th gear in the DSG.
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Old March 25th, 2016, 21:04   #5
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Quote:
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Dsg does drive nice.


Indeed it does
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Old March 26th, 2016, 05:36   #6
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I think you will find most TDI owners are in your yearly mileage range +20k/year. Some much more then that....

Find a competent independent shop.
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Old March 26th, 2016, 06:22   #7
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If you are a highway driver probably a 6m,if city or traffic I would go DSG. Mileage difference isn't that much in stop and go usage. I get about 40 MPG on highway with DSG going speed limit.
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Old March 26th, 2016, 13:20   #8
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Thank you!
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Old March 26th, 2016, 14:24   #9
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...admitting to some bias - I would second Donald and C'Head ($DSG 40k svc fee/DSG higher RPM at freeway speeds - my choice would seem obvious........


ez, hoping for a decent outcome to this emissions zoo.......................
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