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GTi Reliability questions

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I am going to be buying a new mkIV Gti this summer and I want to know what is more reliable the 1.8T or VR6. Im not asking about power, or which you prefer. I want to know which version of the GTi has less problems. I currently own a mkIII 2.0 which has been virtually bullet proof for nearly 160,000 miles and I want to make a good choice on my next vw purchase. The different tuning options arent important right now. I just want a car that wont be going to the dealer every few weeks for repairs ?
Anyone have both cars that could comment and compare ?
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Re: GTi Reliability questions (gizmopop)

the turbo may have problems later.. not sure if anyone here has a turbo over 100k miles.. S4's have problems with the turbo's around 50k.. but yeah flip a coin.. VW claims that this is a bulletproof engine.. the 12v has already proven to run for ever.. okay well not forever..
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