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Picked up my 2010 4 Door Golf on Monday.

United Gray, 6 speed manual, dynaudio, sunroof, cold weather, and bluetooth

Absolutely adore this car!











 

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I really love the Mazda 3, it is a superb car.

The VW is a bit tighter suspension wise (read: rides more rough), a little less stable though from the short wheelbase. It's more powerful and better interior quality. There is a big difference in the cabin - the VW interior is leagues better, and that says a lot considering the Mazda interior is pretty good.

The Mazda definitely feels more nimble and peppy - even though it's slower. As well the seating position feels more sporty.

One place where the mazda wins hands down is interior cubby holes. There is significantly more room to put stuff.


The golf is a higher quality, and better car though. It has many more convenience features and it feels much more solid and better built.

I love it!
 

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FYI, saw your post on another forum:

http://www.myturbodiesel.com/1000q/multi/sticker-removal-paint.htm you can use fish line to cut the badge adhesive and if there's anything left you can use the article above to finish it.

It looks like the Golf will be VW's premium small car after 2011 since they decontented the Jetta for US tastes. The Golf is VW's world car so they wouldn't touch it.
 

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FYI, saw your post on another forum:

http://www.myturbodiesel.com/1000q/multi/sticker-removal-paint.htm you can use fish line to cut the badge adhesive and if there's anything left you can use the article above to finish it.

It looks like the Golf will be VW's premium small car after 2011 since they decontented the Jetta for US tastes. The Golf is VW's world car so they wouldn't touch it.
Who would have thought the Golf would be the premium car?:dunno
 

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While xenons would have been nice, it didn't matter enough to me to bother trying to find a car with them.

I have been enjoying the dynaudio system a lot. Since it's only a 300W system, it doesn't pack quite the punch of more upscale systems (my comparison is the bang&olufsen system in an Audi A5: and that system is just outstanding) but I've adjusted the sound options and I'm definitely glad I have it.
 

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If you don't have fishing line, consider floss.
Its strong enough in my experience.
If the dealer just applied that label a few days ago, it may work just fine.:D
 

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Dealer badge has been off for a while now. It was barely attached, floss took it right off!

I've been hemming and hawing about removing my GOLF badge...
 

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Looks good. Dynaudio was definitely worth it. Not so much in pure volume but in sound quality. The Xenons are quite worth it as well though... too bad you couldn't find one with it. I had to order mine, there weren't even cars on the lot other than a test drive model for a while. Looks like the Xenons are about the only thing you didn't get though. Enjoy the car.
 

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I really wish I could have traded the sunroof for some xenons. The sunroof is absolutely useless to me - and I would have saved $300.

It seems like the only way you can get dynaudio though is by having a sunroof. Which really sucked to me, but ended up being worthwhile with some haggling =P

How much of a difference are xenons? The only thing I really thought of that would be different are the bendy lights. I don't know what it's like to have them, so I don't know what I'm missing.

Are there any replacement light bulbs for the stock headlamps? I turn on my brights any chance I can - the headlights are not the best.
 

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Just got my new bluetooth 9w7, going to go visit chitty to use his vag com to get it working properly!
 

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How's the swap going.
 

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I have some photos on my phone of my stickers... need to somehow get those on my computer.

Put my 9w7 in on Saturday, went up to visit Chitty, ended up not wanting the Vag com changes anyway though! So, it was just plug and play. Visit the FAQ to see me modeling =P

I really enjoy it, at first it wouldn't ring through the speakers and my phone book wouldn't update, but as of today, my phone book is working and it's ringing through the speakers. I'm very happy with it.
 
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