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Old 01-31-2013, 02:45 PM   #33
Lipshurt
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I went from a 2011 VW golf TDI (very nice car) to my 2012 HB.

i like the TDI but my warranty was up and there is ONE PART, the high pressure fuel pump that costs 10,000 to fix. And it blows up on about 2 percent of the cars. VW was making no allowance for extending the warranty or even allowing insurance on just that one part. So i traded and got 14,500 for it. OUCH.

but its way better than wondering when your number is up. It happened to the only two people i knew that had TDI's and theirs were covered by warranty, and it took 8 weeks to fix them too.

I actually like the focus better. It drives better, is smoother, and quitter, and just as fast. Better interior too. In spite of my front end clunk i would bail on the TDI again for the focus.
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