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Old 08-07-2018, 06:27 PM   #141
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I love GTIs. Sorry missed this thread.

How many miles on the Turbo? I’m asking for me. But also for people at work who love my car.
~55,500 miles

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Old 08-10-2018, 01:55 PM   #142
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~55,500 miles



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happy GTI hunting.

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Old 08-10-2018, 06:15 PM   #143
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If it hasn't been mentioned already, definitely hold out for the Performance Package (or whatever it's called in other years). The +10hp doesn't matter (especially to APR'd folks like us) but the R brakes and the LSD. The LSD is noticeable, on corner exit helps holds the line under power rather have the usual FWD run out.
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Old 08-10-2018, 06:53 PM   #144
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If it hasn't been mentioned already, definitely hold out for the Performance Package (or whatever it's called in other years). The +10hp doesn't matter (especially to APR'd folks like us) but the R brakes and the LSD. The LSD is noticeable, on corner exit helps holds the line under power rather have the usual FWD run out.
thanks, new one is tempting with the new long warranty and it seems to have the LSD as default.
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:20 PM   #145
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Having test driven the GTI a bit last year, the LSD is a necessity. The HP is also more noticeable than you'd expect.
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:24 PM   #146
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thanks, new one is tempting with the new long warranty and it seems to have the LSD as default.
Lame, looks like SE is required for lsd. I thought the xds was the lsd but is brake based fakery.

Edit: odd that the overview of trims does not mention the lsd and there is no compare option

Edit2: and a sunroof is standard with the se trim. Lsd requires sunroof

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Old 08-10-2018, 09:48 PM   #147
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The 2017 "Sport" has the LSD, the 10 extra HP, no sunroof and cloth seats. I haven't looked at the 2018 package configurations, but I would be shocked if you had to get a sunroof to get the LSD.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:40 PM   #148
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The 2017 "Sport" has the LSD, the 10 extra HP, no sunroof and cloth seats. I haven't looked at the 2018 package configurations, but I would be shocked if you had to get a sunroof to get the LSD.
Prepared to be shocked��

Edit: you can still get cloth though

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SE and Autobahn trims also include the brakes from the Golf R and an electronically controlled, torque sensing, limited-slip VAQ differential. Infotainment systems receive larger screens throughout the range, and SE models now include a sunroof as standard equipment.
https://media.vw.com/en-us/press-kit...-gti-press-kit

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https://www.autoblog.com/2017/06/30/...siast-special/

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Old 08-11-2018, 06:31 AM   #149
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Lame, looks like SE is required for lsd. I thought the xds was the lsd but is brake based fakery.

Edit: odd that the overview of trims does not mention the lsd and there is no compare option

Edit2: and a sunroof is standard with the se trim. Lsd requires sunroof
What’s wrong with a sunroof
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What’s wrong with a sunroof
They suck.
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