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Old 01-14-2016, 09:37 AM   #1
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Bought a GTI

After a lot of deliberation and a lengthy thread a few months back, I settled on a '16 GTI SE stick 4-door. So far so good, have put around 6k on it since 9/27, averaging around 34mpg in that time. Nothing's broken yet, so I figure with a VW, that's all I can ask. Surprisingly a ton of fun to drive, and just as 'nice' as my F30 was in day-to-day driving.

Day after I picked it up, took a ride up to the Bangor area (~380 miles or so from my house):

Lighting package was around $1200 from VW, I skipped it and picked up some golf R reps to swap in for $400:

Winter mode:

In the spring it'll get a mild 1" drop via standard fixed coils, and a catback. Holding off on an APR tune until it's logged more miles and I know how reliable it'll be.

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