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Which Volkswagen to buy

  • 16-08-2021 11:14pm
    Registered Users Posts: 81 ✭✭ StephenRy30

    Hi I'm looking at getting a Volkswagen golf going up a couple of years so will be newish.

    Not sure what type to go for, which is the best engine between these ?




    Thanks for any advice


  • Registered Users Posts: 74,372 ✭✭✭✭ Atlantic Dawn

    GTI all the way.

  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]

    R, definitely.

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,184 ✭✭✭ JoeA3

    You'd need to give a bit more details on your circumstances (mileage you do, your budget, your must haves, etc). You may as well ask us "what colour car should I buy?".

  • Registered Users Posts: 963 ✭✭✭ rn

    TDI and GTD are both diesel. GTI is petrol. As is the TSI range.

    The T engines are in your "regular" cars, whilst the Gxx are "sport" versions.

  • Registered Users Posts: 50,203 ✭✭✭✭ bazz26

    The more red letters on the TDI badge the better, lad. 🤣

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  • Registered Users Posts: 13,417 ✭✭✭✭ wotzgoingon

    I remember those ads red D red i and the best one red T red D red i.

  • Registered Users Posts: 175 ✭✭ Jackben75

    none of them, the 80's are long gone, 90's a distant memory, 00's the last waltz. Dated to death and back, no longer cool, go for something modern! Even the rozzers are driving around in soup'd up versions trying to blend in, you know it's over then!

  • Hosted Moderators Posts: 22,666 ✭✭✭✭ beertons

    I read rozzers, as Roscommoners.

  • Registered Users Posts: 81 ✭✭ StephenRy30

    Looking for diesel as I drive all over Dublin for work

    Never had big problems with any Volkswagen I have owned was looking at something fast but will probably get it remapped anyway , comfortable and somewhat reliable lol

    So the golf Gtd is no good then compared to a Tdi , Gti and golf R ?

    Looking at new Volkswagens as they have 0% Finance

  • Registered Users Posts: 13,417 ✭✭✭✭ wotzgoingon

    No the GTD is better than the TDi but not as good as a GTi and the R is in a league of it's own.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 74,372 ✭✭✭✭ Atlantic Dawn

    A diesel isn't suitable for driving all over Dublin.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,484 ✭✭✭ MAULBROOK

    Its not a VW but how about an Octavia VRS tdi, it can be mapped but I dont think you would need to.

  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]

    I assume the OP is a wind up merchant.

  • Registered Users Posts: 81 ✭✭ StephenRy30

    Why is it better then a Tdi ? I understand why it isn't better then the R, I would love a golf R but would be expensive as its petrol

  • Registered Users Posts: 13,417 ✭✭✭✭ wotzgoingon

    It's the performance model of the TDi. GTD and TDi are both diesels.

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,164 ✭✭✭ User1998

    OP a TDI is a completely different car to a GTI or an R and you shouldn’t be contemplating between the two