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      12-03-2009, 08:00 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Bryan0102 View Post
have fun on your gtis 46% residual.

i was gunna get one until i realized one with 30msrp is more expensive to lease than a 128 with a 38k msrp. (ordering saturday)
America most be different that UK when it comes the GTI residuals. I sold the wife GTI back to the dealer at a straight price for 15,400 and this was a 2yr 3mth old car with 15,300miles and a list price at new of 21K.

Even 3 year old cars are making upwards on 13,400 in good condition which is 64% and this is in the present economical climate.

Frankly given the choice I would still pick the GTI before a 1 series, even if it was the dearer option.