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h5djr Nov 18, 2013

  1. h5djr

    h5djr Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A3

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    I have never used the touch screen in any other VW other than the new Golf VII. From what I had read on other forums and reviews it is supposed to be better than previous versions but personally I cannot compare them.. All I do know is that the one in the Golf VII works OK for me.

    My dealer says he should be able to give me the same discount (usually around 9%) on either an A3 or a Golf but he does think the A3 S-Line may take a slight hit from the residual value because there are so many of them around and a well spec'd Golf VII will hold it's value slightly better. His opinion not mine. He certainly has a lot of used S-Line's for sale at the moment.

    As far as my 'being retired' comment is concerned I agree that those of us who are purchasing our car with are own money are concerned we are all trying to get a good deal but the A3 is increasing become the company car to have where perhaps the best deal is not quite so important to the individual.

    One of things I will miss most if I do decide to buy a Golf will be this forum. I have been a members for nearly 11 years and have always enjoyed the great exchange of view between the members. I suppose I could stay a member although probably with less to talk about.
     
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  2. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    I buy all cars with our money! You need to try harder with Audi discounts , take a look at online deals and show your dealer 12% is possible on Audi apart from S3 !
     
  3. h5djr

    h5djr Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A3

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    Discount is not the only think I am looking for. Excellent service is also important and I have no complaints about my dealer either with purchasing or servicing for the 37 years I have been using the same company for both VWs and Audi's.
     
  4. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    Service is very important. Being sold short is equally important IMHO
     
  5. h5djr

    h5djr Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A3

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    I don't consider an 9% discount and an above book trade-in price as being sold short. If was taking a car that they had in stock I would probably try for a bigger discount but mine is always a factory order and the discount is always on the full price including the cost of the options.
     
  6. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    All things are relative Dave. If you are happy with the deal that's fine. As an aged long term customer I just reckon your dealer could do rather better!
     
  7. h5djr

    h5djr Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A3

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    Which on-line broker and which dealer do you use and how many cars do you purchase in say 3 years.
     

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