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hi im new here and dont yet have a mk4 but i do want one as im VAG thru and thru.

I do about a 40 mile round trip to work every day and so really want a diesel. Turbo none of that sdi rubbish ;)

im only 20 and still an aprentice untill next august so cant exactly afford an anniversary or anything stupid. but what are the different options?

Im also slightly intrested in a bora as it would be totally different and many of the members on here have some really sweet looking boras.

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Quote: posted by Dis on 23/10/2004 17:14:04

I would have said that a Golf PD130 (130BHP)was a good middle of the road choice.

Ditto. Not that we're biased tho!

Might hurt abit with the insurance - grp 10-14 depending on who you go to...

Leon 130 or Fabia VRs are worth a look as well...
 

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well im 20, 1 yrs ncb and 1 claim so insurance is a bit of a problem. do they do a 130 pd that isnt a gt tdi. if there is, is there a great deal in spec and insurance groups etc. also a lot of tdi seem to be 5 door did they make all disels in 3 door 2?
 

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Are you due to get your 2 years no claims any time soon?? I am 20 and drive a 1.8 A3 Sport. Was looking at the d's at the same time and found that you could easily get insurance on the 130PD without paying a stupidly high cost.
 

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the 130 that isn't a gt tdi is a SEAT Leon SE (i think)...

They do come in 3 doors OK.

Why not phone around and get an idea of what the 130 VW, Seat or Skoda Variants are to insure..
 

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How about a Polo 1.9 TDi PD (100) Sport, like mine.

I think it great (albeit a bit girly). Handling is much better than 'standard' Golf and its quite chuckable. These latest shape Polos are pretty good cars.

Somewhat cheaper than an equivalent Golf (due to less of an image/status/icon).

Insurance is dirt cheap too.

Drawbacks: Its not a Golf. Its not as plush as a Golf.
 

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im not keen on the bug eyed look of the new polo. looks like its trying to be a lupo and dosent quite look as good.

i would like the face lifted mk4 polo not sure if its called the mk5 of not but i dont think they do a 1.9tdi init. just the 1.4
 

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Quote: posted by danny842003 on 23/10/2004 18:45:43

im not keen on the bug eyed look of the new polo. looks like its trying to be a lupo and dosent quite look as good.

i would like the face lifted mk4 polo not sure if its called the mk5 of not but i dont think they do a 1.9tdi init. just the 1.4

I'm sure i heard about a 130 gt polo version coming out. However, if that were the case i'd give serious consideration to a Fabia VRs. Josh PoloGti could give you the low down on them...
 

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Danny - If insurance costs are a concerning parameter at this moment in time then why not play on this to the point that when purchasing the car (presumably through a VW stealer), you state that you will ONLY make the purchase if they supply 1 years free insurance. Providing you do not kill it by requesting a free holiday in St Lucia plus a cuddly toy, then I?m sure it would be a cinch.
 

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Quote: posted by Dis on 24/10/2004 00:17:24

Danny - If insurance costs are a concerning parameter at this moment in time then why not play on this to the point that when purchasing the car (presumably through a VW stealer), you state that you will ONLY make the purchase if they supply 1 years free insurance. Providing you do not kill it by requesting a free holiday in St Lucia plus a cuddly toy, then I?m sure it would be a cinch.

esp a few days before crimbo [:D]
 

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to be honest i cant rreally afford a car that they would throw in free insurance with.

but on the plus side i the company i work for also own a VW dealer so we get cars with quite a discount. sadly they come as seen no multi point check no approved warrenty etc. a guy from work got an 1600 off a 110 gttdi which is quite a large lump
 

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As you are 20 then i'd of thought a TDI 110 would of been a better car, great mpg with a nice bit of poke for when you need to give it some. The GTTDI PD115 might be worth a look too [:D]
 

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wot year were the 115s from?

and if in a year or so i want a bit more poke wot are the revo capabilaties of a 115?

i have been told the 130 can be chipped to around 190 although not sure if thats true or not.
 

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id there a lot of difference in the possibilitys for chiping etc between the 110 and 115?

as for insurance im 20, 1 years ncb, 1 fault claim and i live in cumbria so got a good post code :)
 
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