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Old 01-23-2015, 09:43 PM   #15
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I would take option A. Biggest reason; peace of mind. 18k/mi means that you might have some manufactures warranty left, depending on original sale date. If not you still have the CPO warranty to fall back on. My last VW was a CPO something broke, $50 bucks. Only happened once, but it was better than paying the 250-300 for the job that it needed. Plus having a older car with lower miles can help in the long run and value. Plus it's 11k/mi less.

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Old 01-24-2015, 06:29 AM   #16
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I suggest you to go for Certified 2012. Black 4 door, DSG, LED lights & sunroof, 18k miles..

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Old 01-26-2015, 03:32 PM   #17
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I went with the Certified black 4 door. So far so good. Got em down a little on price but the 4 door was definitely more my speed. The 2 door's leather wasn't in great shape and the CPO kinda sealed the deal.

Appreciate all your input. Thanks for the help!
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Old 01-26-2015, 03:45 PM   #18
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You are going to let your GF drive a manual and not you? She is going to make fun of you.
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Am I crazy for prioritizing LED headlights and a sunroof over a manual?
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looks like you bought it though. congrats.
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Old 03-27-2015, 04:10 PM   #19
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Hope you're enjoying your new GTI.

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Hate that I can't find a stick anywhere with the options I like. Very unfortunate.
Back in 2011, when I purchased my 2012 I was convinced that dealers did not order higher trims with the 6-Speed gearbox! I was literally forced into a DSG if I wanted one off the lot with the options I wanted.

I'm not at all dissatisfied with the DSG either, even after 4 years ~50k on the clock.

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Old 03-28-2015, 02:24 PM   #20
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Welcome to the club!
From the start, giving you some bad ideas!

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Old 03-31-2015, 08:45 PM   #21
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I see autobahn manuals around Philly all the time. There are 3 on Christensen street alone.
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