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Old 12-22-2019, 11:04 AM   #11
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Nice! Love that color on the Golf wagon. Really understated and classy car. Your wife has a great taste.
Canít remember are these 5 speeds or 6?


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Old 12-22-2019, 12:14 PM   #12
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Nice! Love that color on the Golf wagon. Really understated and classy car. Your wife has a great taste.
Canít remember are these 5 speeds or 6?
Thank you, 6-speed.
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Old 12-22-2019, 12:26 PM   #13
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Nice. I wondered what these are like.

I think they have a bit of ride height, so I worried they handled like a top heavy pig.
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Old 12-22-2019, 12:54 PM   #14
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Equ ... just curious have you ever counted how many cars youíve owned ?

It has to be a lot !!

I always keep track in my phone ... just wondering if you keep track too.
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Old 12-22-2019, 12:59 PM   #15
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Itís really too bad they didnít put the 2.0 in these, but what does it have? 1.8?
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Old 12-22-2019, 01:24 PM   #16
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Nice. I wondered what these are like.

I think they have a bit of ride height, so I worried they handled like a top heavy pig.
They have +1.4" on the regular Golfs, half of that coming from the taller tires. Nope, pig would not be accurate. It's only slightly slower in the turns than a GTI, and it's not comparable to any CUV, SUV or pickup truck. It's lighter and lower than those.

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Equ ... just curious have you ever counted how many cars you’ve owned ?

It has to be a lot !!

I always keep track in my phone ... just wondering if you keep track too.
Many, I have a file somewhere.. However, this is C's car and she goes through them every few years as well. Since I've known her, a new Ford Focus Hatch, Subaru Impreza Wagon, Honda Civic Si Hatch, e39 BMW 528i (the only one we shared ownership on), Golf TDI Hatch, the GTI and now the Golf Alltrack wagon. The Focus and the Alltrack are the ones bought new. She has never liked the sedan 3-box form nor has she ever liked a raised car/CUV/SUV. Either hatches or wagons for her...


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It’s really too bad they didn’t put the 2.0 in these, but what does it have? 1.8?
1.8... It's just nice little engine that doesn't beat anybody - especially off the line - but it is very smooth. She got 28mpg on 93 with the GTI and hardly ever used the available 300hp (either commuting or driving the dog around). If she can get anything close to that on 87, it's already a win. Delta is like 60c/gallon.
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Old 12-22-2019, 02:08 PM   #17
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Nice car, equ.

May you have many enjoyable, trouble-free miles !!

My nephew bought a new VW CC a few years ago with a manual. I really liked driving it.
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Many, I have a file somewhere.. However, this is C's car and she goes through them every few years as well. Since I've known her, a new Ford Focus Hatch, Subaru Impreza Wagon, Honda Civic Si Hatch, e39 BMW 528i (the only one we shared ownership on), Golf TDI Hatch, the GTI and now the Golf Alltrack wagon. The Focus and the Alltrack are the ones bought new. She has never liked the sedan 3-box form nor has she ever liked a raised car/CUV/SUV. Either hatches or wagons for her...
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Pretty cool C is into cars ... she has had some cool ones !! Hope you both enjoy the new ride !!
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Old 12-22-2019, 07:06 PM   #19
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This will see some action at the slopes this winter, no? Is it your only awd now?
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