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Hello from Cape Town!

I'm considering purchasing a 2015 Touareg V6 TDI Lux that has done 168000km to date, which is considered on the high side for its age. I will not be doing very high mileage, so hopefully this will normalise over the next few years.

Any advice? Anything to look out for before signing on the dotted line?

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Hi buddy and welcome. They'll go twice round the clock as long as they've been well serviced - have a good look through the service book and take it for a good run. There's an excellent artice in this forum somewhere about what to look for on certain models, will see if I can find it.
 
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So I decided the Touareg I was originally interested in had a bit too much "wear and tear" for my liking. I then looked at a T4 R-line with Air suspension, which was really nice, but it also had high mileage and signs of heavy use.

I then looked at a T3 with lower mileage, but the price was a bit high for a 10 year old, as well as a T3 with higher mileage, but it clearly had a hard life... and no PDC.

Today I'm looking at another T4 R-line with 138000km... decided it was better to pay a bit more for a newer car. Hopefully this is the one :cool:
 

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There's always a toss up between one that's got what you want at a suitable price and one that's got what you need. ;). I was after the full camera setup but then came across one at 10 years old with only 76K miles, FSH and one relatively careful owner. I don't miss what I never had in the way of cameras. :p
 

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So the T4 R-line turned out to be quite a good option... the only thing I could find that didn't work was the seat memory function, nothing happened when the 3 buttons were pushed and no set light came on. I'll have to see if there is an easy fix...

EDIT: Seen some possible solutions... move seat to limits to reset and enable in MMI. I'll take a chance on this, I guess.
 

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So the T4 R-line turned out to be quite a good option... the only thing I could find that didn't work was the seat memory function, nothing happened when the 3 buttons were pushed and no set light came on. I'll have to see if there is an easy fix...

EDIT: Seen some possible solutions... move seat to limits to reset and enable in MMI. I'll take a chance on this, I guess.
Is the seat moving through when you use the various buttons? Two solutions - spend some time fixing it or........ don't worry about the memory side of it and find a partner with the same driving position as you. :p
 
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Is the seat moving through when you use the various buttons? Two solutions - spend some time fixing it or........ don't worry about the memory side of it and find a partner with the same driving position as you. :p
No, the seat doesn't move... my wife is not impressed with your alternative suggestion 🤣
 

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It's happening... I should be collecting my 2015 V6 TDI R-Line tomorrow :giggle:

The seat memory not working was apparently a wiring issue, but it has been sorted. I think my favourite feature is going to be the Adaptive Cruise Control!

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Looks cool... Are they some kind of radar sensors or ACC sensors in next to the fog lights?
 

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Schweet... I had that on a previous car but it weirded me out so much that I didn't use it! Couldn't get used to the car both following the road and braking for me. God I'm such a dinosaur! :ROFLMAO:🤦‍♂️
 
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