Originally Posted by probedb
If you want to save that bit of cash stick with the VW, pretty sure the Audi's have the same chassis/engine as the VW but just cost more.
Agree with that. VW make great cars, but don't compare them with Audi's or BM's. If you' re looking at the lower end of the market, stick with VW. If you really want to experience a great German car, go for A4 (plus) Audi or any 6 cylinder BM.