Volkswagen golf gtd used cars for sale on auto trader uk. The gearbox itself is better than the rubbery shifters you got from bmw or vw in the past, but its definitely not as precise and short as hondas 6. A manual box might lurk somewhere in there but vw has done a good job of disguising it as an auto. With its hightech chassis, stylishly sporty interior and gtilike exterior styling enhancements, the volkswagen golf gtd is the very latest european hot hatch. The leon is a poor distant relation and the gt is half the car the gtd is although still a mk7 golf so is a decent starting point. My personal experience with a mk7 golf gtd with dsg club gti. I tested both the manual and dsg prior to purchasing my mk7 r and found the wife found the dsg to be a little more suited to our needs considering the wife occasionally wants to have a steer.
Vw golf gtd channels the gti with strong performance, but with affordable fuel bills to boot. And while manual and dsg versions have the same combined. Pe pista sunt sigur ca diferentele sunt cu mult mai vizibile vizibile. The golf gtd dsg is an automobile from volkswagen, with front wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 3 door hatchback body style. I wanted the feeling of control, of shifting gears, and it definitely gives me that. You get what you want out of it as long as you take care of it, whichever way you go. For the next 20 years all i drove were manual cars in the uk, only later did i start to drive autos. Theres a lot of details that go into this obviously fwd vs awd doesnt matter if they have the same power down to the point, awd will. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. Compared with its predecessor, the allelectric range has increased. Tdi powerplant that powers the gtd, controlled via either a manual or a dual clutch transmission dsg, allows the car to reach 100 kilometers per hour from a. It is powered by a turbocharged engine of 2 litre capacity. Mk 6 gtd but dsg or manual mkvi mk6 golf and jetta ukmkivs.
As standard, the golf gtd has a 6 speed manual gearbox however the 7speed dsg can be ticked as an option. The golf family tree doesnt just have a lot of lower branches, but several offerings at the top, including the gti, r and gtd. The dsg is also 11 kilograms heavier than its kg manual counterpart and claims a higher average fuel consumption figure at 6. I answer another one of the questions i frequently get asked. Still dont know what i was thinking, but i bought an 06 2dr gti with dsg, and traded it a year later for an 08 4dr with manual and couldnt wait to get it, not just for the 4dr, but to lose that dsg.
The fourcylinder engine is coupled with a 6speed manual gearbox as standard. From having had 3 fabia vrs dsg s id have to say manual. Voir plus didees sur le theme golf 7 gtd, volkswagen golf et golf. Volkswagen golf 6 gtd pricing announced autoevolution. View volkswagen golf golf 6 gtd 20092012 specified real mpg fuel economy of all models and technical specifications, gas mileage. Volkswagen golf golf 6 gtd 20092012 mpg, specs, fuel. Into d and youll still struggle to detect that the dsg is any more than an eerily smooth automatic. The dsg shifts faster than a human can, therefore the dsg has a faster 060 time than the manual. Volkswagen ags dsgs direct shift gearbox could be found in the mk5, mk6, and mk7 golf, gti. In 2006 i bought my first gti with dsg, and since have owned mk 6 gti and passat r36 with 6 speed dsg. A transverse dual clutch transmission, it was brought in to supercede the 6 speed dq250 dsg unit, and is finding itself in more and more vehicles. On offer in europe for the last eight years, this gtilookingbutdieselpowered derivative is part of the recent facelift to the local golf range that included tweaks to one model we. Each driving mode is optimized for the higher power levels provided by aprs engine upgrades. The 2010 volkswagen gtd features the shell and interior of a golf gti, mated to the 2010 golf.
Kia goldreef johannesburg, gauteng r 484 900 view car wishlist. I drive a manual mk6 and love it, bit wouldnt begrudge anyone going for a dsgi may even get a mk7 eventually with the dual clutch. I recommend the dsg gearbox as it really is very good, and relaxing in traffic. That said, in manual mode, driven with the same process as a manual, it was fun, and the dsg farts are fantastic.
As long as you make sure you own the car in the automotion plan period, then the dsg will be great personally i prefer a manual and not having to foot the bill of around r60k when a piece of electronic wizadry goes for a ball of st. Cmh kempster ford hatfield pretoria, gauteng r 399 900 view car wishlist. At the end of the day, get whats best for you, not what is best for everyone else. Accelerating and shifting up through the gears is really impressive and good fun with the paddles. Feb 04, 2017 yep, and the gtd is also britains most popular golf. The alloys on the gtd, meanwhile, measure 18 inches. For me ive been a long time driver of manual cars and i really really wanted to love the manual mk7 r but when i test drove both i somehow felt the dsg was more well suited for the motor. We sampled the gtd with manual and dsg transmissions. The gtd boasts a body kit and lowered stance similar to that of the gti.
Absolutley nothing wrong with the dsg box its brilliant but ive found doing 2000 miles a month across a mixed bag of a and b roads that. The minuses are cost both purchase price and ongoing maintenance costs. I love being back in a manual, but the dsg can certainly shift faster than any human driver. The upgrade allows the transmission to hold higher torque levels with faster acceleration and quicker shifts. Volkswagen offers the golf gtd featuring a 7speed dual clutch dsg. Vw golf gtd has arrived in our market, we find out how closely it matches its gti sibling. Aprs tcu upgrades are the best modifications one can make to the dsg or s tronic transmission. Latest second hand volkswagen golf gtd cars for sale. The gtd retains the exquisite refinement of vws gensix golf.
Among the or so permutations of engine, gearbox, body style and trim, no version of golf is more popular than a dsg equipped gtd it. For me ive been a long time driver of manual cars and i really really wanted to love the manual mk7 r but when i test drove both i somehow felt the dsg was more well suited for the. We try dieselengined hot hatch with dsg auto box on uk roads for first time. I wanted a manual but was never a fan of the loose my opinion feel of vw and audi manuals this opinion formed from having owned a 2000 a4 avant 1. As standard, the golf gtd has a 6speed manual gearbox however the 7speed dsg can be ticked as an option. I bought the gti with the dsg and i find it more appealing and involving to drive than my 6spd manual in the bmw. Common faults in the 7speed dsg automatic transmission. Dsg vs manual transmission golf gti launch control. Hi guys, i know this topic is done to death week in and week out but was wondering if anyone had any regrets with their choice of transmission they ended up with for their golf. Coming from a ph1 clio 172 i knew that a golf gtd with a dsg was never going to be as exciting to drive. I was told everything from the dsg would be faster, to driving a manual in city traffic would suck, etc, etc. While i think it is certainly a good idea that the 2015 volkswagen golf gti offers an automatic transmission option, there is absolutely. My primary reason for wanting auto was to make long journeys in heavy traffic more comfortable. That should help with zero to 60 or zero to 40 type movements in traffic.
Bidvest mccarthy isuzu trucks pretoria, gauteng r 499 900 view car wishlist. The initial change you notice is the dsg just being back at square 1 with no knowledge of your drivingshifting. Used volkswagen golf 6 gtd for sale second hand car ads. The unit is controlled, as we said via either a sixspeed manual or automatic dsg gearbox. Dsg much smoother after basic reset vw gti mkvi forum. I didnt test drive anything when coming to this, my first, golf but i knew all along that whatever car i got it was going to be automatic after 20 years of driving manual. Among the or so permutations of engine, gearbox, body style and trim, no version of golf is more popular than a dsgequipped gtd it. Immaculate conditiongolf 6 gti 6 speed manual sunroof led lights r tail lights 35 edition wheels fsh trade ins welcome and finance can be arranged contact eddie 0600645894volkswagen golf 2. Jul 24, 2016 mk 6 gtd but dsg or manual posted in mkvi mk6 golf and jetta. The standard sixspeed manual is so slick that we wouldnt even think of opting for the sixspeed dsg dualclutch automaticespecially since the throttle.
It has taken a while, but volkswagen has decided the time is now to launch a golf gtd in our market. The manual has better throttle response, but the clutch is typically german long. Acquired my 2010 golf tdi 6spd manual 122209 sold 12311 my moms got the 2002 red jetta tdi that she loves. Aug 16, 20 this vw golf gtd option also has a negative impact on efficiency. Dsg may get round a track quicker but manual drivers may have more fun doing it and vice versa. Yep, and the gtd is also britains most popular golf. Find the latest used and new audi cars for sale on gumtree. Vw golf 6 gti manual vs vw golf 5 gti dsg from 0 to 220kmh, 2 people in both car, both stock, german highway. Dsg is just a preferenceoptions and weather its better than manual or not is relative. So if its a fast golf you want, you can still select five or three doors, manual or doubleclutch automatic, petrol or diesel, allwheel drive or frontwheel drive.
While i think it is certainly a good idea that the 2015 volkswagen golf gti offers an automatic transmission option, there. Vw mkvia6 golf family including jetta sportwagen 20102014. Oct 29, 2015 i answer another one of the questions i frequently get asked. Having driven a manual for 30 years i still occasionally reach for the clutch pedal out of instinct. Audi s3 sportback manual gtd gti dsg 335d nelson, lancashire performance tests. I have a mk5 gt tdi manual and a mk6 gti dsg dsg every time for me.1005 1286 901 1312 24 571 77 687 1089 3 171 403 1566 796 1411 1138 1084 1020 2 526 1499 457 449 731 138 896 842 786 454 418 822 1132 932 1094 1328 1112 202 437 495