GOLFMK7
GOLFMK6
GOLFMKV
FORUM OPTIONS
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   GOLFMK7 - VW GTI MKVII Forum / VW Golf R Forum / VW Golf MKVII Forum > Volkswagen GTI / Golf MK7 General Topics > Golf R Discussions


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-08-2017, 05:04 PM   #18
ssaylor
Junior Member
 
Drives: R
Location: AZ
Join Date: Oct 2016
Posts: 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jumpy View Post
It goes both ways, though. Yes the LCD cluster is financially cheaper, but that doesn't mean it's worse. It's actually a good technology and probably has real benefits over analog gauges. They both have pros and cons, but to argue that it's objectively worse is just being a stubborn traditionalist.
It goes deeper than that. Besides being cheaper, throwing in a few digital upgrades to an otherwise analog, “steam gauge” instrument panel is just poor design. If VW is going digital, like every other manufacturer, they need to redesign the complete dashboard & instrument panel. This mixed “media really” approach really looks bad. Maybe you don’t notice it too much at night, when you can’t see everything else but the displays.
ssaylor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2017, 12:51 AM   #19
Rpt
Junior Member
 
Drives: .:R
Location: BC
Join Date: Oct 2017
Posts: 23
Here is my take after owning a 17 R and having moved on to a 18.
I
don't love the new digital cockpit but it is certainly not a deterrent to the vehicle. Some OCD people might not love the different FONT in there (speed, gear are diff) but I've grown to like it. The newer infotainment system though is a solid improvement over the previous system.


Quote:
Originally Posted by KO7 View Post
I see you're in Vancouver. Come join us in the Vancouver R Club on Facebook!
I probably will!
__________________
2018 R
2017 RRS
Rpt is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:34 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.