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I would have gotten a sorento from them if they had offered me a decent amt for my 1.5yr old VW. Its like they don't need your business at all.

 

Offering paper value for 1.5year old car.. seriously?

Their Used Car Arm Republic Auto known for giving lousy trade in prices n that’s another reason why they won’t be able to break into the top 5 in my opinion. A pity as Kia cars have improved a lot both aesthetically as well as technically.

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Wow Hyundai is really doing well this year. Almost double last year's volume when almost everyone else went down and up 4 spots. Wonder why?

Think their numbers will continue to grow. See many new Avantes on the road.
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Interesting, VW is completely out of top 10 for 2 running years, they are doing worse than their bigger brother Audi.

Their models are rather dated liao. Roc and Beetle been around for years.

 

The Arteon which is nice is too expensive.

 

I guess those potential buyers are either going upstream by buying the A3 and A4, or choosing the more VFM Skoda instead.

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Think their numbers will continue to grow. See many new Avantes on the road.

Yeah true. Surprising thing to me is that the increased volume isn't being driven by the new models. Am not seeing that many new Konas, Santa Fes or Ioniqs on the road.
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Their Used Car Arm Republic Auto known for giving lousy trade in prices n thatâs another reason why they wonât be able to break into the top 5 in my opinion. A pity as Kia cars have improved a lot both aesthetically as well as technically.

I think you are referring to DAS auto?
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Wow Hyundai is really doing well this year. Almost double last year's volume when almost everyone else went down and up 4 spots. Wonder why?

 

I heard from Komoco people that in 2018, the SEs went on incentive trips to World Cup in Russia, cos Hyundai was official sponsor, and also trip to Korea...

 

now it's obvious...

 

as for the reasons, i think their Tucsons and Elantras sold a lot. Maybe the ionic also boosted the numbers. Oh, are taxis included? Lots of Hyundai taxis...

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Im surprised KIA is at no.8... should be top 5 at least, their models selling quite well..

 

Hyundai's pricing not as competitive during the hyundai matrix era.

 

Kia k3 vs hyundai maybe is even fight.

 

but in SUV segment, kia sportage i think loses out to hyundai tucson 1 to 10 or 1 to 20 or even more lor...

 

not sure if for MPV, the Carens sell a lot as it might help even things up a bit as Hyundai got no MPV (that got people buy).

 

 

oh, yes, i agree that Hyundai's pricing is getting ridiculous. It's now on par and often more expensive than Jap cars now. They even dared to price Starex MPV at Alphard level and says that they are direct competitor... that was 3 yr ago. Until now, i only see Starex van and buses on the roads under SG plates. The only Starex MPV here are MY plates one [sweatdrop]

 

So my point is this: if Komoco prices their cars more reasonably, they can be much higher up the chart...

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I think you are referring to DAS auto?

Unless they have changed Used car dealer, it was Republic Auto for quite a number of years. That said, I’ve not been to C&C for awhile now so I stand corrected. Even their own SEs know Republic gives low quotes that some try to get quotes from other dealers though there are other SEs who say they are not allowed to do so.

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Unless they have changed Used car dealer, it was Republic Auto for quite a number of years. That said, Iâve not been to C&C for awhile now so I stand corrected. Even their own SEs know Republic gives low quotes that some try to get quotes from other dealers though there are other SEs who say they are not allowed to do so.

Sorry, my mistake, you were referring to C&C, then you are correct, I thought you were talking about VW. And Republic sales price is not cheap, they keep all the better condition trade in cars to sell at higher price before passing the rest of less quality cars to dealers in the market.

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Sorry, my mistake, you were referring to C&C, then you are correct, I thought you were talking about VW. And Republic sales price is not cheap, they keep all the better condition trade in cars to sell at higher price before passing the rest of less quality cars to dealers in the market.

Ya bloody low ballers they certainly are. A pity as this way of doing business will only affect their new car sales as confirmed by the other bro who was offered paper value for his 1.5yr old car

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Maybe they include taxis in the sales numbers [laugh]

 

Wow Hyundai is really doing well this year. Almost double last year's volume when almost everyone else went down and up 4 spots. Wonder why?

 

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Kena DSG MU failure, once, never again [laugh]

 

ya, now that u mention..

 

i think they lack repeated customers

 

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Kena DSG MU failure, once, never again [laugh]

personally i know 2 friends and 1 neighbour first time vw owner that buy other brand for their next car.

 

all 3 commented vw car good too drive despite gearbox issue.

 

(yup all 3 kenna gear box problem )

 

1 of them drive very slow  very gentle driver,

this guy manage to drag 7 years never fail ( but jerking )

in the end change to nissan lol

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Yes, I have driven a VW for a few days. It's really nice to drive, but the gearbox is the joker.

 

If you're lucky, you don't get any problems. If you're down on your luck, it's MU failure after failure.

 

With so many horror stories about VW's MU failure, I'm not surprised at all.

 

I also have a few friends who never went back to VW after their first one.

 

personally i know 2 friends and 1 neighbour first time vw owner that buy other brand for their next car.

 

all 3 commented vw car good too drive despite gearbox issue.

 

(yup all 3 kenna gear box problem )

 

1 of them drive very slow  very gentle driver,

this guy manage to drag 7 years never fail ( but jerking )

in the end change to nissan lol

 

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personally i know 2 friends and 1 neighbour first time vw owner that buy other brand for their next car.

 

all 3 commented vw car good too drive despite gearbox issue.

 

(yup all 3 kenna gear box problem )

 

1 of them drive very slow very gentle driver,

this guy manage to drag 7 years never fail ( but jerking )

in the end change to nissan lol

Vw gearbox is well known for its problems. Why do people still buy vw when they already know this??

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personally i know 2 friends and 1 neighbour first time vw owner that buy other brand for their next car.

 

all 3 commented vw car good too drive despite gearbox issue.

 

(yup all 3 kenna gear box problem )

 

1 of them drive very slow  very gentle driver,

this guy manage to drag 7 years never fail ( but jerking )

in the end change to nissan lol

 

my friend bought a new VW which came with 5-year gearbox warranty.

 

heard the car was in and out with minor ailments every now and then, final straw was when one day the car had only gear 1, 3 and 5 ... and VW took quite a long time to fix.

 

so he sold off in the 4th year.

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vw gearbox problem is the dry clutch nia.

 

i recently just bought a 2009 golf GTI but it's the 6spd wet clutch. 

 

with the amount I paid for a COE car, I would have gotten the brand new avante basic model instead. 

 

But after thinking, buying a COE "premium conti car"(if you compare GTI to a  normal golf of cos) rather than getting a basic korean car. i choose the latter..

 

thats just me...

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vw gearbox problem is the dry clutch nia.

 

i recently just bought a 2009 golf GTI but it's the 6spd wet clutch.

 

with the amount I paid for a COE car, I would have gotten the brand new avante basic model instead.

 

But after thinking, buying a COE "premium conti car"(if you compare GTI to a normal golf of cos) rather than getting a basic korean car. i choose the latter..

 

thats just me...

Yea, the 2009 2010 mark 6 or is it 7 VW golf gti value for money now.

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Their models are rather dated liao. Roc and Beetle been around for years.

 

The Arteon which is nice is too expensive.

 

I guess those potential buyers are either going upstream by buying the A3 and A4, or choosing the more VFM Skoda instead.

 

Not to mention Passat is overpriced.  

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Nissan can sell so many Qashqai meh? If yes, then it's really their Cashqai.

It's their QashQow.

 

:D

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Yea, the 2009 2010 mark 6 or is it 7 VW golf gti value for money now.

Such old VW are "Endless $$$ Pits"... [bigcry]

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Vw gearbox is well known for its problems. Why do people still buy vw when they already know this??

 

I know that I won't strike toto, doesn't stop me from buying twice a week [;)]

 

most of my friends that buy VW tho, all value face/status over the reliability factor ba... that's why buy those super low depreciation roc/golf second hand..

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Vw gearbox is well known for its problems. Why do people still buy vw when they already know this??

Because generally there is only one version which is problematic, the dq200 dry 7 speed.

 

All the others are fine.

 

By the way, even if it’s the dq200, it has improved. No doubt the VW brand is affected by that, but for newer models there hasn’t been much complaints (VW Group cars like Audi, Skoda, Seat).

 

So don’t see anything wrong with buying. Some people value the driving experience as opposed to reliability. If you haven driven a DSG gearbox, go try it and you will know why.

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Because the dsg driving feel so much better than any other mass market auto trans. At most fork out another 5k if anything happens but they seemed to have rectified the issue. You only see non owners talking about it. Haven’t seen any new outrage over it from the owners.

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How much is a clutch replacement for DSG?

 

Do both clutches need replacement at the same time or can replace just the one that’s worn?

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