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    View Poll Results: Which GTI would you GTLike

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    • GTI we have now

      101 75.94%
    • Polo GTI for the same price

      3 2.26%
    • Polo GTI but only if cheaper than current GTI

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    Thread: GTI vs GTI

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      03-07-2012 09:00 PM #1
      What if VW of North America let the internet pick the GTI for the US market.... which would you choice TCL?

      US GTI or replace it with the Polo GTI and just call it the GTI.

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      03-07-2012 09:02 PM #2
      I'll take the Golf GTI.

      The Polo is too small and DSG-only.


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      03-07-2012 09:22 PM #3
      No manual not even for Europe?
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    4. 03-07-2012 09:23 PM #4
      I will take the one with four doors.

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      03-07-2012 09:24 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Fritz27 View Post
      I'll take the Golf GTI.

      The Polo is too small and DSG-only.

      Whats wrong with DSG?

      I would say Golf GTI also, but I believe they dont bring the lupo/polo over due to price point.
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      03-07-2012 09:28 PM #6
      The big one.

      VW has enough trouble moving hatchbacks in the US (though recent sales are up). The Polo ain't happening here.
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      03-07-2012 09:30 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by phil123 View Post
      Whats wrong with DSG?

      I would say Golf GTI also, but I believe they dont bring the lupo/polo over due to price point.
      dsg has no clutch or gear lever.. its just a fancy automatic

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      03-07-2012 09:31 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by mike02467 View Post
      dsg has no clutch or gear lever.. its just a fancy automatic
      DSG has two clutches
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    9. 03-07-2012 09:32 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by 2.0T_Convert View Post
      DSG has two clutches
      I was just about to say it has not one clutch but two.
      So you can clutch while you clutch.

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      03-07-2012 09:35 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      I was just about to say it has not one clutch but two.
      So you can clutch while you clutch.
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      Oh... I also chose the GTI we have now.

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      03-07-2012 09:36 PM #11
      Looks like VWoA may not be so dumb after all for not bringing a Polo
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      03-07-2012 09:38 PM #12
      Golf GTI, Polo is too small. It's not like we have space concerns in North America or high fuel prices like Europe. Golf GTI has more power and utility

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      03-07-2012 09:38 PM #13
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      03-07-2012 09:50 PM #15
      Golf GTI. Polo might be small for US. Over here we like BIG things.
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      03-07-2012 10:12 PM #16
      Yeah, the Polo is "meh" when you side-by-side it like that.

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      03-07-2012 10:20 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by phil123 View Post
      Whats wrong with DSG?

      I would say Golf GTI also, but I believe they dont bring the lupo/polo over due to price point.
      Nothing, it's just not my first choice for a zippy little hot hatch. In a super-exotic that is beyond my skill-level, DSGs are fine, but I can manage a car with 170hp with an old fashioned stick and clutch.

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      03-07-2012 11:25 PM #19
      As much as I love the Polo due to its size in relation to the original GTIs.. those things on US highways would look like cheap econo boxes

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      03-07-2012 11:53 PM #20
      probably the current one ... but the polo GTI is cute, how much does it weigh?
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      03-08-2012 12:01 AM #21
      Golf all day.

      I wouldn't buy a polo gti as long as the mini s still lives.

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      03-08-2012 12:22 AM #23
      Polo TDI.

      Not interested in a GTI until they don't need premium gas.

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      03-08-2012 12:26 AM #24
      if you're breaking bank at the pump over $10 you should start walking

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      03-08-2012 12:34 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by 2.0T_Convert View Post
      No manual not even for Europe?
      It's so small that you would not have enough room to move your leg to operate the clutch pedal

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