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Anyone own one of these cars? I'm thinking of trading in my Fusion sport for one. Carmax is offering me a very good value on the sport and I can get 15% off msrp on the VW because of employee purchase.

I've had the Fusion for 4 years and would like to have a new car again. Smaller sedan, sporty, and fun to drive. I figured with getting top dollar for my car and to be able to purchase the new car at sucks big discount I can't go wrong.

Edit: If a moderator could please edit the title from GTi to GLI. Thanks!
 
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**** that.

I cringed when and VW or BMW pulled up to the shop office.


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No not joking. My sport is Paid off, has 54k miles because I drove 18k miles per year, now I drive about 3k miles per year. The Fusion is going to need tires, brakes, and other maitnence soon.

With $5k off on the GLI in a time when most new cars sell for sticker or we'll above its not a bad deal. Heck most car lots have no new cars let alone any kind of deal....and I'm in the industry. The money difference is minimal after my trade in.

I know the GLi is not the coolest car out there but it's not bad looking, fairly fun to drive, and I can service it where I work. I figure if I don't like it I can sell it on the lot and move on.
 

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No not joking. My sport is Paid off, has 54k miles because I drove 18k miles per year, now I drive about 3k miles per year. The Fusion is going to need tires, brakes, and other maitnence soon.

With $5k off on the GLI in a time when most new cars sell for sticker or we'll above its not a bad deal. Heck most car lots have no new cars let alone any kind of deal....and I'm in the industry. The money difference is minimal after my trade in.

I know the GLi is not the coolest car out there but it's not bad looking, fairly fun to drive, and I can service it where I work. I figure if I don't like it I can sell it on the lot and move on.
I know 3 people that have them and one has had 3 and a GTI. All love them and wouldn't hesitate recommending them. The newest GLI is pretty slick and the only thing you'd miss is the AWD launches from the Fusion Sport.
 

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You are talking about a driver, not a sports car, so if the money makes sense, do it.

What are the numbers? If they are giving you 20K or more for the fusion and you can get into a brand new vw for not much more, why not. If you are paying 10K, probably not.
 

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You are talking about a driver, not a sports car, so if the money makes sense, do it.

What are the numbers? If they are giving you 20K or more for the fusion and you can get into a brand new vw for not much more, why not. If you are paying 10K, probably not.

Money difference is about $7,500. Not sure if I would finance or pay cash.


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I've got a 2017 gli that I only use to and from work and I've got no complaints. Gets good enough gas mileage and fun enough to drive.
 

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