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Old 30th June 2022, 16:29   #1411
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I have recently purchased Taigun At. I now have the option of opting for an extended warranty. I think my driving would be less than 7000 km per annum. with this usage should I opt for an extended warranty for which I should shell out 30k.
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I have recently purchased Taigun At. I now have the option of opting for an extended warranty. I think my driving would be less than 7000 km per annum. with this usage should I opt for an extended warranty for which I should shell out 30k.
My Taigun is my first ever VW so I really can't give you a clear yes or no, but having read many posts from the past, it would seem prudent to get the extended warranty. I did get it when I purchased the car.
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I have recently purchased Taigun At. I now have the option of opting for an extended warranty. I think my driving would be less than 7000 km per annum. with this usage should I opt for an extended warranty for which I should shell out 30k.
Please get it. Makes sense!!
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I have recently purchased Taigun At. I now have the option of opting for an extended warranty. I think my driving would be less than 7000 km per annum. with this usage should I opt for an extended warranty for which I should shell out 30k.

Just get it. Peace of mind, over time!
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I initially opted for SVP (hifi package) only and no extended warranty. But I delayed the payment and now the SA tells me that invoice is generated for 2 years, which I got for free. I guess. I will go with an extended warranty only now without svp for 5 years.
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I have booked Taigun Highline AT candy white, will get delivery on 10th July. Due to tight parking space in my residence, I am thinking to go for ceramic coating since PPF coating is on the expensive side. Dealer has quoted 30k for full body coating.

Can ceramic coating provide protection against small scratches, water spotting and swirl marks or it is purely for aesthetics and protect only against UV rays and chemical strain?

Taigun owner who has done ceramic coating please share your inputs.
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Can ceramic coating provide protection against small scratches, water spotting and swirl marks or it is purely for aesthetics and protect only against UV rays and chemical strain?

Taigun owner who has done ceramic coating please share your inputs.
I have done ceramic plus PPF for my Virtus GT. The latter on the front/rear bumpers and fenders while the ceramic for the rest of the body.

The ceramic coat is a great water repellent. Also spot marks are much more easily cleaned than on regular paint. It cost me 53K for the lot.
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Hi All, a friend is facing water accumulation in his Taiguns spare wheel area. Has anybody else faced something similar ?
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Dealer has quoted 30k for full body coating.

Can ceramic coating provide
Dont get Ceramic coating done from dealer. Instead get it done from a Ceramic coating expert like 3M Car care or other reputed Car Detailer in your area. The Car Detailer might be a bit expensive but the job they will do will be much better than dealer's.
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I wanted to know whether the Taigun GT plus digital instrument cluster shows instantaneous fuel consumption?
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I wanted to know whether the Taigun GT plus digital instrument cluster shows instantaneous fuel consumption?
Yup the digital display shows instantaneous consumption.
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Has anyone noticed this feature, where any side indicator is turned on with keeping the accessory mode kept off and only unlocking the car, then only tail lamp turns on. The blinkers also don't work, front and rear both. In the MID it says parking light on. I accidentally found it out yesterday in my taigun highline.
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Old 8th July 2022, 19:37   #1423
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Drove the Tiagun at VW Mysore. This was my first experience ever driving a VW. This thing can fly if put into manual mode and if the paddles are used judiciously. Rides well over potholes and is extremely stable around corners. Also the undulations on road do not hurt the composure of the car. But i felt that 1.0 TSI is much better than 1.5 TSI for a calm drive around town. The top end automatic was offered to me at 21.25 . The Sales guy's name was OM . A well mannered , knowledgeable chap. Doesn't push you to but will keep you updated of all the price changes
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Has anyone noticed this feature, where any side indicator is turned on with keeping the accessory mode kept off and only unlocking the car, then only tail lamp turns on. The blinkers also don't work, front and rear both. In the MID it says parking light on. I accidentally found it out yesterday in my taigun highline.
This is a feature on all VW-Skoda group cars, was there on my 2011 Vento as well. It is a feature that can be used while parking on an unlit street (not sure how it makes sense).
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Got the 6 month inspection done today (after 9 months). What prompted this odd timing was the fact that I will be changing oil, filter and drain plug every 7,500 kms. I was also told about the campaign where the rear wheel hubs needed to be replaced to which I agreed.

However something strikes me as fishy. The hubs that were removed were Made in India hubs. The replacement ones were from a supplier in China and had part number 6RF501611A. Luckily for my documentation, I had taken a picture of the sealed box it came in. The price on the box is about Rs 2800. I was filing the invoices and noticed that each hub was mentioned on the invoice with tax at about Rs 9500. The part number mentioned on the invoice is 2Q0501611B.

My biggest concern is this - Why would they fit a part number that is different from what they have mentioned on the invoice? Parts bins do not usually have a different code for the same part unless there is a some difference. While the part may have the same shape and size, it may have a different tensile strength or a different load carrying capacity.

They seem to have used a hub from the Vento, Polo, Ameo, Rapid parts bin and
telling VW India that they are actually putting in a more expensive part and taking them for a ride? For now I have highlighted this concern only to the service advisor who said he will get back to me.

Any suggestions on what route I should take next if I am do not get an answer?
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