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      11-25-2019, 04:04 PM   #89
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Same in Metro-NY.
in the south, its effectively the opposite... especially Florida...

They do have Xdrive models of the 3 but I almost feel like that is some selling trick for shmucks that need AWD in a 180 hp 320i... where there is 0 Snow, ice or anything for that matter. Plus higher margin for the dealer... so if you can sell an awd car for more money even in an area that doesn't need it you win twice... otherwise its all RWD.
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NAH, I always bump my head getting into those A/S3's.
Then get the Golf R. It's just the box the S3 came in.
Golf R is also a lot of fun, drove one recently. S3 is even better.

I think Audi hit the A3 spot on. A friend of mine got one recently, just the base model. The power is surprisingly good, it's as fast as a 330i. Fit and finish is excellent. Honestly when you consider what you get for the price, the value is amazing.
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NAH, I always bump my head getting into those A/S3's.
Then get the Golf R. It's just the box the S3 came in.
Golf R is also a lot of fun, drove one recently. S3 is even better.

I think Audi hit the A3 spot on. A friend of mine got one recently, just the base model. The power is surprisingly good, it's as fast as a 330i. Fit and finish is excellent. Honestly when you consider what you get for the price, the value is amazing.
The A3 is a good car for as long as passenger space and comfort is not your main consideration.
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NAH, I always bump my head getting into those A/S3's.
Then get the Golf R. It's just the box the S3 came in.
Golf R is also a lot of fun, drove one recently. S3 is even better.

I think Audi hit the A3 spot on. A friend of mine got one recently, just the base model. The power is surprisingly good, it's as fast as a 330i. Fit and finish is excellent. Honestly when you consider what you get for the price, the value is amazing.
The A3 is a good car for as long as passenger space and comfort is not your main consideration.
Definitely on the smaller side but driver space and seating position are good.
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NAH, I always bump my head getting into those A/S3's.
Then get the Golf R. It's just the box the S3 came in.
Golf R is also a lot of fun, drove one recently. S3 is even better.

I think Audi hit the A3 spot on. A friend of mine got one recently, just the base model. The power is surprisingly good, it's as fast as a 330i. Fit and finish is excellent. Honestly when you consider what you get for the price, the value is amazing.
The A3 is a good car for as long as passenger space and comfort is not your main consideration.
Definitely on the smaller side but driver space and seating position are good.
Agreed.
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Just curious, but why, if any of you would, buy a 2GC over say, a Golf GTI/R??? I don't see many reasons to if I'm being honest, other than wanting the badge on the hood.
Because the GTI/R look like a high top sneaker. Just an opinion and I'm sure I'm not the only one that doesn't like how those to look. Performance, no question great cars. But not every car suits everyone.
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Golf R is also a lot of fun, drove one recently. S3 is even better.

I think Audi hit the A3 spot on. A friend of mine got one recently, just the base model. The power is surprisingly good, it's as fast as a 330i. Fit and finish is excellent. Honestly when you consider what you get for the price, the value is amazing.
I'm cross shopping an S3 as it hits all my boxes (appearance, 4 door, awd, very tunable). However it is probably the most boring sounding car as far as performance cars go. Resonater delete plus downpipe and it sounds great but why should I HAVE to do that from a 45k performance vehicle?
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I'm cross shopping an S3 as it hits all my boxes (appearance, 4 door, awd, very tunable). However it is probably the most boring sounding car as far as performance cars go. Resonater delete plus downpipe and it sounds great but why should I HAVE to do that from a 45k performance vehicle?
When it comes to sound the RS3 has an answer

But going back to GC 2 series, I really don't see a reason to pick it over Golf R or S3.
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I'm cross shopping an S3 as it hits all my boxes (appearance, 4 door, awd, very tunable). However it is probably the most boring sounding car as far as performance cars go. Resonater delete plus downpipe and it sounds great but why should I HAVE to do that from a 45k performance vehicle?
When it comes to sound the RS3 has an answer

But going back to GC 2 series, I really don't see a reason to pick it over Golf R or S3.
Completely agree on the rs3 but they don't lease well at all and when it comes to Audi, BMW Merc., I only ever lease
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