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    1. Thread: MPG inquiry

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      Are you driving mostly city, lots of stop n go...

      Are you driving mostly city, lots of stop n go traffic lights, and errands with frequent stops? That will kill mpg fast.

      I'll be lucky if I can get 22 mpg with all DC traffic/stops!

      however...
    2. Thanks X2

      Thanks X2
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      along with DSG, this keyless would not be a...

      along with DSG, this keyless would not be a feature i would want because of something like this happening.

      interesting message on dash! clever Tiggy!
    4. odd click sound and tap feel through auto gear selector when parking today

      new sound today: a click that simultaneously happened when the parking light (a yellow light with a P) came on the dash as I applied my brakes. i had already put the car in park but not yet applied...
    5. I kinda like it. I'm sure it will be handsome but...

      I kinda like it. I'm sure it will be handsome but I am happy with my 12 tiggy.
    6. I would love a Touran in the states!

      I would love a Touran in the states!
    7. Is Juicy_R32 the first 2012 Tiguan with this...

      Is Juicy_R32 the first 2012 Tiguan with this issue?
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      It's not only in the JSW but also in Tiguans :mad:

      It's not only in the JSW but also in Tiguans :mad:
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      Thanks for putting this out there vw_nc_dude. ...

      Thanks for putting this out there vw_nc_dude.

      I really want to get this done. Tried to get it taken care of during 1st year carefree service but they didn't do it. :banghead:

      Anyone have it...
    10. I'm very interested in following the results of...

      I'm very interested in following the results of your endeavors. I, too, have issues with the pano roof in precisely the same location you describe. It drives me nuts. Odd enough it seems worse in...
    11. why don't they do these types of driving...

      why don't they do these types of driving experiments with other non-TDI VWs?

      i'd be curious to see how much MPG max these peeps could squeeze out of a Tiguan 2.0 TSI.:eek:
    12. It will be interesting to see how long my Tiggy...

      It will be interesting to see how long my Tiggy 12 battery will last....as my 04 jetta wagon TDI original battery lived on to be about 8 years old! :eek:
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      I wanted to like the subaru forrester and outback...

      I wanted to like the subaru forrester and outback but just sitting in it and experiencing opening and closing all the doors and hatch, just oozed cheap and :eek:, "who'd buy this?"

      Didn't even...
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      The good news is that the AC doesn't smell like...

      The good news is that the AC doesn't smell like stinky socks when I turn it on. That was my main reason for changing it and that I try to change that filter annually.

      The old filter was made of...
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      i picked up a filter at the vw service dept...

      i picked up a filter at the vw service dept yesterday and for the 2012 tiguan, this is the product code that appears on the filter box given to me:

      1K0 819 644 B

      it is about 75% lighter than...
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      thank you so much for the DIY instructions on...

      thank you so much for the DIY instructions on this.

      this was 100% easier than changing the cabin/pollen filter in my jetta wagon!!!

      no tools needed either. quite awesome.:thumbup:
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      totally understand. It took 9 months for some ass...

      totally understand. It took 9 months for some ass to do a nice side swipe to my drivers side wheel well to the edge of my bumper. And that's that I have a bike rack on the back.

      Then about a...
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      What it all comes down to is personal preference...

      What it all comes down to is personal preference first then bells and whistles it seems

      I would never consider a Ford or Chevy. And it's not because they are made in
      America but they just don't...
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      I haven't test driven the cx5 or even sat in it,...

      I haven't test driven the cx5 or even sat in it, but I do like the following:
      1 fuel economy 26/35
      2 respectable power without turbo 185 hp/189 ft-lb torque
      3 approx 32 cu ft seats up / 64 cu ft...
    20. i'd say about 97% of the time it's been shell. ...

      i'd say about 97% of the time it's been shell.

      at the start, i tried a bit of exxon, mobil as they had a promotion on with their speedpass. and when i go home to texas as there are mostly exxons...
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