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I thinking of buying a 10 year old VW Tiguan with 60K miles with a DSG gearbox. Are there any issues with the DSG after this mileage?
Are all new vehicles in the VW Transporter range fitted with DSG type auto gearboxes?
I am considering buying a Volkswagen T-Roc 1.5 TSI EVO SEL DSG on a 20 plate. Can you please tell me what version of the DSG gearbox this car has and what your opinion of it is? Also how often does the...
I am looking at a Dec 2019 Skoda Karoq TSI 1.5 SE-L DSG with 30,000 miles. Could you tell me please if it will have a wet or dry clutch and is it true that the dry clutch doesn't last as long ? I have...
Which small used cars have CVT? Should I consider others with DSG?
I have a SEAT Ateca 1.5 petrol DSG 2021 model. Do you have to take out of drive and put it into neutral or park when stood at lights, or heavy traffic, or would I do any damage just leaving it in drive?
I am thinking about buying a 2019 Skoda Octavia vRS Challenge 2.0 TSI 245 DSG. Is this a seven-speed wet box or some other type of automatic gearbox?
My daughter wants an automatic Volkswagen Golf about six years old. Which models have the wet clutch gearbox?
Is that true that Volkswagen has changed the DSG oil to mineral to prevent problems with the DSG gearbox? How can you be sure that will be used in an oil change?
Does the automatic transmission on the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class have the same problems that you have frequently highlighted with DSG automatics?