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By MWalk (CA) on Sunday, December 30, 2012
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 8,000overall rating 9 of 10rating details
Pros: "Great drive, great mileage, great style"
Cons: "Pricey upgrades"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"My only regret is not getting a few more options. Didn't want nav so left off some of the finer things in order to save $3-4k or so. Would have liked a few other convenience options but mostly because I left a fully loaded vehicle and got a little spoiled. I commute about 120 miles a couple times a week so the fuel economy more than makes up for missing a few extras. Love the way it drives, and still is the coolest looking fuel saver on the road IMO. Feels very Euro cool and I get lots of compliments from guys and gals across all demographics. I also coach two of my kids' teams so pile lots of coaching gear in the back no problem. I looked at TDI Jetta & Passat, hybrid Lexus hatch and a few others but the full package of the A3 TDI was my favorite and still is."
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