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Re: Which is better to get? DSG or 6sp manual?

That is really something you will have to decide for your self. I went with the 6 speed, but I'm kind of a purist. It doesn't bother me at all around town.
 

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I have driven both and you can't go wrong either way. I would say it depends on traffic on your commute. The DSG is definately a real BLAST.
 

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Re: Which is better to get? DSG or 6sp manual?

I would want a 6spd if the other option was a regular auro but the DSG actually shifts faster(in manual mode atleast) than the 6spd and when you design one at that fast site with all the virtual stuff it shows like a .3sec faster (or other but no more than a full sec) 0-60 time on the DSG. now I would go DSG without hesitation other than the price.
 

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One other thing to consider/research is the reliability of the DSG. I don't know how long Audi has had it on the road, but it is something to take into account. I really enjoyed my test drive in a DSG car, and I'll hop in a SMG Bimmer whenever I get the opportunity at work, I just think, for me, the novelty would wear off.
 

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DSG all the way. Manual is sure nice and fun, but a DSG is almost as fun. And you can be lazy and leave it in auto when you're not angry at the roads for no reason and just enjoy the ride with some good music or friends. But then again, I'm getting old and lazy.
 

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Re: Which is better to get? DSG or 6sp manual?

I'm afraid if I get DSG I'll end up spending all that extra money and then after the novelty wears off I'd get lazy and leave it in auto all the time. It's a fun, fast stickshift anyway.
 

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Re: Which is better to get? DSG or 6sp manual?

that's what our seller told us. Most of the time you'll drive with the normal automatic. And I personally like shifting and having control when exactly I shift and when I wanna use the clutch and so on.

Does the DSG shift automatically when you get the rev up into the red area?
 

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It probably does, I think it's idiot proof. My father has an Audi with "tiptronic" (which he always has in D, never even uses the Sport gear) and if you red-line it for too long in semi-auto mode, it'll shift up automatically. Or if you try starting from a stand still in 5th gear, it'll shift down automatically.

I don't know if it's just me or not, but I also feel that cars feel more torque-y with stick shift.
 

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Re: Which is better to get? DSG or 6sp manual?

i would take the DSG, but only because i still havent learned to drive manual
 

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I went with the 6 speed and love it. Have had my GTI 5 weeks and feel I made the right choice!!! FAST is fast!!
 

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fast judy said:
I went with the 6 speed and love it. Have had my GTI 5 weeks and feel I made the right choice!!! FAST is fast!!
I hate making assumptions, but I think this one should be safe enough to make...
Judy, so you would be a girl right? Welcome and we need more purists in both genders! 6Spd all the way!
 

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Wow, a woman that knows how to drive stick?
 

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My mom taught me to drive stick amazingly :eek:
And she's not one of those "ok, remember you always have to shift out at 2000 before it gets too loud" or whatever. I think she drives better than alot of my friends haha.
 

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Yeah, mine did too, hehe. I was just joking.
 

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DSG only cause my legs don't work (paralyzed) to push in the clutch or I would probably still be driving my Jeep and wouldn't have my fast. It's a catch 22
 

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I dont think that I will ever own anything other than a manual even thought the DSG is a badass peice of mechanical art
does anyone else ever laugh when they see someone on TV that cant drive a stick like in "The Amazing Race" when one team gets in a car and proceeds to rev the motor to like 5grr and slowly let the clutch burn its great

all in all I dont want to look like a moron on tv not nowing how to drive a stick HAHAH not that Ill ever be on tv
 

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I love my MKV it is so much fun to drive especially if it stick. 6sp helps me save more gas i recommend you get 6spd.
 
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