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I am thinking of buying a Skoda Octavia with DSG transmission. As this car has got the best reliability rating in the JD power survey I wonder if DSG has improved after reading a good deal of negative comments on your website.

Asked on 3 October 2009 by

Answered by Honest John
Small but significant level of complaint. Enough to cast some doubt on the reality of the JD Power survey stats.
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