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      02-25-2010, 08:56 PM   #12

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Originally Posted by crew09 View Post
VW has 10 year warranties on their DSG gearboxes. I don't think long-term ownership costs should be a consideration, except for regular maintenance intervals.
If the transmission fails, you still have to take it in to fix, which is a waste of your time and energy. You may be without a car for a few weeks. So if the transmission has a problem, it can still affect you short term.