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      Looked at more than the Q5 ...

      We were replacing a VW Routan minivan (simply did not need something that big any more) and wanted to 'step up' a bit but not spend a fortune so cross shopped both Audi 'Q's', an X3, the new Acura...
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      Sometimes chasing electrical problems down can be...

      Sometimes chasing electrical problems down can be a real pain so seeing if it throws any error codes would be helpful ... last poster is correct though, these aren't cheap to fix unless you can use...
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      If my dealer had a Toffee Brown in stock that...

      If my dealer had a Toffee Brown in stock that would have been a hard choice between the 'night blue' I ended up with ... also went with the lighter cornsilk beige interior which you didn't ask but...
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      Probably get better deal on a '13 vs '14 but ...

      Model Year 2013
      Model Sport w/navi
      MSRP $46,635
      Purchase Price $40,287
      Amount Paid on Signing $26,627
      Lease Term (Number of Months) paid cash
      Yearly Mileage Allowance (10k, 12k, 15k) N/A...
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      new to us ...

      These forums have always been great ... with the small number of R's out there as well as the dealer sharing the story, etc. our 'new to us' '12 Rising Blue 2 door was originally owned by a member...
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      It was a toggle switch for radar detector ...

      the mount for it which is still on the windshield ... BTW, we bought the car in question; pristine shape, not molested, OEM Dunlops still look like new even after 13K. This one is my son's car but 2...
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      I suppose anything is possible although most...

      I suppose anything is possible although most garage opener controllers are up high (at least the RF portion) but the remote could be mounted anywhere ... we'll found out soon enough as they still...
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      Stock or non-stock button on console?

      This photo appeared in dealer listing; car appears stock but not sure what this 'button' thing might be almost looks like a plug for a standard headphone jack but why put a cover on it --- right next...
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      On the zero financing usually there is some kind...

      On the zero financing usually there is some kind of 'fee' (loan initiation, etc.) as you've mentioned but not 'normal' finance charges but that's of course on new ones; losing $6K after 7 months...
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      True but would be a cash buyer so financing isn't...

      True but would be a cash buyer so financing isn't really a factor -- when I bought my '13 Touareg I had a VW trade-in and was lucky to find the model/color combo and deal locally but with the Golf R...
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      2012 CPO base Golf R midwest pricing?

      Long term VW owner in search of a 'reasonable' pricing range for midwest CPO '12 base R's with average (15K or less) miles on them. After combing through a number of threads here of course lots of...
    12. +1 -- ours was a red '09 SEL that our VW dealer...

      +1 -- ours was a red '09 SEL that our VW dealer had someone who wanted that exact color with low miles and we traded it for a '13 Touareg VR6 Sport w/navi; the extra trade in allowance combined with...
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      Agree it's the larger wheels ...

      My '13 VR6 Sport w/navi and the 18" wheels (OEM Continentals, not Goodyears) has been great through its first 9K miles. When it does come time for replacement ones, these 18" ones will have more...
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      Wow, that would have drove me nuts --- the VW...

      Wow, that would have drove me nuts --- the VW dealer literally took a day + to diagnose what was going on with my '09 but I guess they have some tool to determine if the head unit was bad and it was....
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      Not at highway speeds, luckily just in our...

      Not at highway speeds, luckily just in our neighborhood and then whe it needed to be towed, my wife was at work -- both times, the radio simply went 'dead' and acted like we turned it off (not even...
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      Had this happen to our '09 while we owned it;...

      Had this happen to our '09 while we owned it; towed to dealer and they ended up replacing the radio head unit which 'thought' it was stolen and stopped the car from running -- did you 'lose' the...
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      Although doubtful but not impossible, they could...

      Although doubtful but not impossible, they could have taken the seats out and put them in the incorrect spaces (swapped -- left for right, etc.) or just possibly the one that doesn't move is jammed....
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      well, one wouldn't normally cross shop between...

      well, one wouldn't normally cross shop between these two, kind of an apples and oranges comparison but besides the obvious differences there is a BIG one and that's the price. A very high end '13...
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      Be sure to check out the Club T-Reg forum (won't...

      Be sure to check out the Club T-Reg forum (won't put the URL as it may get deleted) for advice as a lot of owners have posted their experiences over there, much more so than Vortex unfortunately....
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      +1 on the selling price as long as not on top of...

      +1 on the selling price as long as not on top of the Tiguan trade-in, here in the Midwest Tiguan trades are in much higher demand than Touareg's but yours has fairly high miles. We own a '13 Touareg...
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