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Online fredgroves

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Re: Gti and R testdrive
« Reply #100 on: 04 January 2019, 16:07 »
A tiny amount.

"On average, Google Maps uses about 0.67MB of data every 10 miles and 0.73MB of mobile data for every 20 minutes. According to our research, it uses less than Apple Maps but slightly more than Waze."

If you are using Google Maps, you can also pre-download map areas (while on wifi) so you are only receiving traffic data. I've used this abroad before the days of EU roaming (hmmmm may need that trick again soon!)

Its pretty tiny. Your odd web browsing is using waaaay more a month than running GM/Waze/AM in your car.

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Re: Gti and R testdrive
« Reply #101 on: 04 January 2019, 17:56 »
One of the best features of the AID is the ability to have maps under your nose instead of having to look across at the MIB. So far only the built-in nav can do this feature on the Golf, and while the maps themselves may not be as good as Google maps, in my experience they certainly aren't dreadful.
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Re: Gti and R testdrive
« Reply #102 on: 04 January 2019, 20:56 »
Having had the Discover Nav in my 7 and now the sort of retro fit Discover Nav in the Tig, it's miles ahead of the RNS510 in the Amarok. It wasn't all that long ago since we were all retro fitting RNS510's in our Mk6's
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Offline king monkey

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Re: Gti and R testdrive
« Reply #103 on: 23 January 2019, 19:13 »
Quick update. I’ve got my second testdrive booked for 2nd February. Again tested both cars. One thing is bothering me a little: the mk8. Would it bother you buying a 7.5 at this time in its lifecycle? Any thoughts appreciated.
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Offline mike roberts

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Re: Gti and R testdrive
« Reply #104 on: 23 January 2019, 19:22 »
It’s usually a while before the GTI/R arrives after general launch, I wouldn’t worry too much - just batter them on the price.
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Re: Gti and R testdrive
« Reply #105 on: 23 January 2019, 19:27 »
Yeah I know it’s normallly a while before the gti/r comes along. Think it’s just because I’ll be keeping the car for 5-6 years this time rather than the usual 2-3.
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Re: Gti and R testdrive
« Reply #106 on: 23 January 2019, 19:56 »
It’s a big shift going to long term purchases.

I’m not a serial buyer of one type, I just get what I fancy at the time. I’ve had a couple of M135is, RenaultSport, Saab... you name it. I have an XC40 too.

Don’t worry too much about what ifs, there could be 5 things that don’t exist yet to turn your head.
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Re: Gti and R testdrive
« Reply #107 on: 26 January 2019, 12:57 »
Just seen that Vw are running a Golf event with an extra £500 towards your deposit contribution until 17th February. Too good to be true?
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Offline kmpowell

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Re: Gti and R testdrive
« Reply #108 on: 26 January 2019, 13:06 »
Just seen that Vw are running a Golf event with an extra £500 towards your deposit contribution until 17th February. Too good to be true?
Discounts have dropped though, quite significantly. They are now c5-9%, where as before Xmas they were 15%+.
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Re: Gti and R testdrive
« Reply #109 on: 26 January 2019, 13:13 »
Just seen that Vw are running a Golf event with an extra £500 towards your deposit contribution until 17th February. Too good to be true?
Discounts have dropped though, quite significantly. They are now c5-9%, where as before Xmas they were 15%+.

I have an offer in writing on the R and gti waiting with those discounts of 16%. Would they add another £500???
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