Ive owned MK3 and MK5 GTIs, and B5 and B7 A4s. The A4 had 170k miles on it, needed a new clutch soon, and the heater no longer blowed hot. It was time to let go. I havent owned an automatic car for a long time, so I thought I'd give DSG a shot. I'm a Sales Manager for a Global Logistics company and I use the GTI for client visits. Its fun to drive, well equiped, fuel efficient, the interior is well deisigned. The GTI is classless. When you show up in the GTI, it doesnt scream "I'm rich!", yet they are daily driven by the likes of Jeremy Clarkson, Robert Downey Jr, and Mark Zuckerberg. The GTI is the swiss army knife of cars, and thats why I chose to buy one.