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Old Jun 10th 2017, 4:45 am
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I just saw an ad for this car
2018 VW Atlas - Full-Size SUV | Volkswagen

I like VWs and I especially like the seat arrangement in this one. 7 seater with 3 real seats in the middle row and even with the 3rd row seats up you still have space to put bags. Reminds me a lot of my old Galaxy. Starting price is $33.5 which is not unreasonable....

VW have an expat business program to help new arrivals with no credit history. No axe to grind at all on my part but thought this looked like a good choice. N
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I just saw an ad for this car
2018 VW Atlas - Full-Size SUV | Volkswagen

I like VWs and I especially like the seat arrangement in this one. 7 seater with 3 real seats in the middle row and even with the 3rd row seats up you still have space to put bags. Reminds me a lot of my old Galaxy. Starting price is $33.5 which is not unreasonable....

VW have an expat business program to help new arrivals with no credit history. No axe to grind at all on my part but thought this looked like a good choice. N
Looks good, we are looking for a 7 seater but think hubby is set on the Ford. We have better quotes from Fords expat deal then IA or expat ride. With so much to do before we head out to the US this week l am not sure we have it in us to look into another car but it looks lovely.
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My 1979 VW Rabbit was the most unreliable car I have ever owned. It had been my third VW. I did not buy another VW for 35 years: a 2014 Jetta SportWagen TDi. I am now completely done with VW.
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My 1979 VW Rabbit was the most unreliable car I have ever owned. It had been my third VW. I did not buy another VW for 35 years: a 2014 Jetta SportWagen TDi. I am now completely done with VW.
I had a passat for 3 years, then a ford galaxy ( which is really a VW Sharan) for 11 years. Loved them. The Galaxy took me and the kids over much of Europe skiing and camping. We were sad to leave it behind.
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The centre seat looks a lot like the centre seat on my Odyssey. I wouldn't travel on it for long distances but it's OK if you need to put an extra person in for short distances. We hardly ever put ours in the car, partly because we can fit three in the back row if need be.

Looks nice - I'd definitely consider this if I was looking to replace my Odyssey.
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I was invited to the launch party including a BBQ for the Atlas a couple of weeks ago being a Passat owner. So we went along and test drove it I liked it, but never went with any intention of seriously considering a purchase.

The MPG isn't very good though we drove the V6 SE with technology window sticker $38,465 plus tax
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I was invited to the launch party including a BBQ for the Atlas a couple of weeks ago being a Passat owner. So we went along and test drove it I liked it, but never went with any intention of seriously considering a purchase.

The MPG isn't very good though we drove the V6 SE with technology window sticker $38,465 plus tax


well you wouldn't be buying an suv if you were concerned about gas mileage!

My prius V on the other hand....
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My 1979 VW Rabbit was the most unreliable car I have ever owned. It had been my third VW. I did not buy another VW for 35 years: a 2014 Jetta SportWagen TDi. I am now completely done with VW.
If you will buy a Jetta; a truly awful vehicle made for the Americans.

Why didn't you buy a prestige German brand given your lawyer income?
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If you will buy a Jetta; a truly awful vehicle made for the Americans.

Why didn't you buy a prestige German brand given your lawyer income?
ahem! Play nice.

now a trabant on the other hand..... nice colour, shame about the wheels.....
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well you wouldn't be buying an suv if you were concerned about gas mileage!

My prius V on the other hand....
No I wouldn't buy a Prius either I don't like the look of them. Tesla now your talking but don't like the price tag!
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