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Old 01-21-2013, 10:03 AM   #41
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:55 AM   #42
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Old 01-21-2013, 11:02 AM   #43
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Yikes 230K daily? Do you work at an oil patch somewhere in Alberta?

Buy one of these. Will pay for itself in about 2-3 weeks.

They are so reliable, its scary.

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but, is that a diesel rabbit?

can they even still be had low miles?
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I need a bigger picture of that TDI...couldn't really see anything.
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:23 PM   #45
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hey guys so I looked at a few cars and went with the cruze. it was the most comfy I found ill be posting pictures tommorw

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Old 01-21-2013, 10:26 PM   #46
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:10 PM   #47
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hey guys so here is the car 33, 000 k on the clock. car drives nice. went with the 1.4 turbo pretty much the base line model but with command start

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Old 01-22-2013, 07:18 PM   #48
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:20 PM   #49
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I drove a Cruze Eco. It was very nice.

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Old 01-22-2013, 08:35 PM   #50
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Hey guys so lately for work i have had to drive an hour each way to work roughly 230 KM each day. Right now my DD is my 98 dodge 2500 Cummins 24 valve. Now it get great Higway MPG for a truck, Im getting around 18 with it. But its costing me over a Grand a month to drive it to work nearly 10K a year. Thats too much for me so im looking for something else I can drive that will cost less.

The two things im looking at right now is the base line civic or a new Jetta TDI but when i went to try and build my own online it dosent let you pick the TDI motor unless you pick the most expensive trim option and with that the car is only going to save me about $1000 a year on fuel which isnt worth it to me. Maybe some one can shed more light on this?

Any other suggestions? If i cant get the TDI in the base line model i think ill be going with a civic
What if you talked with a local vw sales rep? Maybe they will be able to get you the TDI without the expensive trim (please do not flame about sales reps I know it is coming)

Civic should be fine and depending on the wheels it is ok looking when stock so it's not bad.
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nope the only way to get a tdi in the low trim level would be to buy the motor and swap it haha

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Old 01-24-2013, 02:51 PM   #54
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nope the only way to get a tdi in the low trim level would be to buy the motor and swap it haha
This is and isn't true. The base model Jetta TDi costs $23k but doesn't come with the features of a gas Jetta SEL at $23k. The comparable TDi costs even more at nearly $25k.

I hate that in the US it costs more for a diesel yet in Europe it costs less.
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This is and isn't true. The base model Jetta TDi costs $23k but doesn't come with the features of a gas Jetta SEL at $23k. The comparable TDi costs even more at nearly $25k.

I hate that in the US it costs more for a diesel yet in Europe it costs less.
Thats not what the two VW dealers told me, I told them i wanted the very basic car with the TDI and they told me all you could get was the gas motor in the base line model
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Thats not what the two VW dealers told me, I told them i wanted the very basic car with the TDI and they told me all you could get was the gas motor in the base line model
That's probably what they stock on hand. Look at the VW website and it'll be what I said.
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No it won't. Go look. Remember this is Canada we're talking about***********:

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