Author Topic: Looking to buy a Mk6 GTi  (Read 486 times)

Offline DanielPT

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Looking to buy a Mk6 GTi
« on: 20 February 2019, 12:50 »
Hi there folks! Im Daniel, from Portugal and im currently on a quest for a fine Golf mk6 Gti!

I’ve owned a few cars over the years, R5 GT Turbo, 205 GTi1.6, E36 M3 and now i own a DC2 Integra R and a Shogun/Pajero MK1 Vip and a 1998 MBenz C220 Cdi, that shall be replaced by the Golf. And here’s where the doubts begin.. what could you tell me about the reliability of the car? What sort of problems should i expect? Are high mileage(200.000 kms) cars a thing to avoid?

Many thanks in advance and best regards to you all.

Offline SRGTD

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Re: Looking to buy a Mk6 GTi
« Reply #1 on: 20 February 2019, 15:47 »
Probably worth having a look at the thread at the link below;

http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=284597.0

and the Timing Chain Tensioner Failure ‘sticky’ at the top of the mk6 forum board;

http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=262793.0
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Gone but not forgotten; 2011 Golf GTD; 5dr Carbon Grey, Grey Jacara tartan seats, 18" VW Rotary alloys in Anthracite, Bi-xenons, Parking Sensors, RCD510+Dynaudio, Luxury Pack.

Offline seabrook132

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Re: Looking to buy a Mk6 GTi
« Reply #2 on: 23 February 2019, 20:14 »
Mine has over 130,000 miles (209,000 kms) on now and has been very reliable. As always, condition and history are far more important than mileage. Threads above will give you the most common things to look for.

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