Enos - New to me 2010 MK6 GTI DSG

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Enos - New to me 2010 MK6 GTI DSG

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Helloo VW people :)

Picked up my first GTI at the end of june. Finally started using it as my daily and very happy. Car has a few niggles to sort out. Looking forward to learning from the vw community.

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Welcome and enjoy the forum :wink:
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Congratulations bro on your buy. I hope you're enjoying your GTI. I am considering purchasing one myself, most likely only in next year sometime because I'm still saving up. I want to make sure that I have enough saved up just in case there are some unexpected expenses. That being said...I've heard some nightmare stories on the VW forum as i was reading through some threads on the MK6 Gti.

My question is...is it worthwhile investing in a VW Golf Mk6 gti? And if not...what is a similar or better alternative? I should have saved up about R170K hopefully by November 2024 if all goes well and I'm hoping to find a daily drive with some kick! lol Nothing to extreme, just something I can reliably drive on a daily but something that will still have some boost when I feel like showing off with the boys.

I was hoping I could get something for around R130K and I could use the rest to ensure all is good and maybe have some extra left for basic mods like Adding A Cold Air Intake, Cat-back exhaust, Down pipe, Turbo-back exhaust, bigger Intercooler, ECU Tune etc...I'm not a car bof but I'm starting to read up a lot more on what works and what doesn't. So I'm keen to learn and hopefully get some sound advice on this forum and others before November next year.
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Hello and welcome.

The GTi is such a lovely vehicle for all-round use.
Works well as a daily; spirited enough when you wanna have some fun; decent for month end shopping; great for taking your SO for a nice chilled evening; and just as a car that makes you feel happy on the inside.

Yes, I love my GTi and so will you!
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