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    so I bought this

    http://search.autotrader.co.uk/es-uk...cleRegLetter=V

    says it's an S and when i checked the insurance group online it's in insurance group three. but the guy at the garage seemed to think it was a sport one as it has factory alloys but he still said it was in group three.

    anyone got a clue?
    the sport ones are apparently in group 6
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    (Original post by The_Goose)
    so I bought this

    http://search.autotrader.co.uk/es-uk...cleRegLetter=V

    says it's an S and when i checked the insurance group online it's in insurance group three. but the guy at the garage seemed to think it was a sport one as it has factory alloys but he still said it was in group three.

    anyone got a clue?
    the sport ones are apparently in group 6
    He's probably lying and it could just be a facelift model which means its a lower spec model which someone has modified to make it look like the S model, its better if its lower insurance group--- cheaper! so you should be happy

    I've got 2 VW golf's in my house,, I've got a golf S and my mum has a golf SE the only difference is the SE model has headrests at the back,my S model has an ESP button at the front other than that they are identical
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    (Original post by anandv05)
    He's probably lying and it could just be a facelift model which means its a lower spec model which someone has modified to make it look like the S model, its better if its lower insurance group--- cheaper! so you should be happy

    I've got 2 VW golf's in my house,, I've got a golf S and my mum has a golf SE the only difference is the SE model has headrests at the back,my S model has an ESP button at the front other than that they are identical
    well it has the S model badge on the back. this does have rear headrests though... hmmm...
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    the ulitamte answer is to take the VIN no. to a VW dealer or specialist and they should be able to tell you
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    (Original post by The_Goose)
    so I bought this

    http://search.autotrader.co.uk/es-uk...cleRegLetter=V

    says it's an S and when i checked the insurance group online it's in insurance group three. but the guy at the garage seemed to think it was a sport one as it has factory alloys but he still said it was in group three.

    anyone got a clue?
    the sport ones are apparently in group 6
    That car in the link is an S and insurance group 3. It's difficult to see from the photo's but it looks like does not have alloys, but alloy looking hub caps.
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    (Original post by Rian1988)
    That car in the link is an S and insurance group 3. It's difficult to see from the photo's but it looks like does not have alloys, but alloy looking hub caps.
    oh really. the sales guy said they were factory fitted alloys and that what my dad thought so.. hmm.. im not fussed whether they are or not tbh as long as it's not in group 6
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    (Original post by The_Goose)
    oh really. the sales guy said they were factory fitted alloys and that what my dad thought so.. hmm.. im not fussed whether they are or not tbh as long as it's not in group 6
    It is difficult to say but from the pictures I can see the black steel vaguely and the ad does not advertise alloys which they usually do.
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    (Original post by Rian1988)
    It is difficult to say but from the pictures I can see the black steel vaguely and the ad does not advertise alloys which they usually do.
    cheers =) i just got a weee bit confuzzled. picking it up on wednesday and will be letting my dad mechanic mate have a look at it, so i'm sure he'll be able to tell me, either way it's not a modification coz the block said they're factory fitted so =)
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    Why does it matter if its in group 6?

    My first car was group 14 and it was only £700 for the year!
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    Unless you're getting the Lupo 1.6GTI, you may as well get a Seat Arosa.

    Same car, costs less.
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    (Original post by The_Goose)
    so I bought this

    http://search.autotrader.co.uk/es-uk...cleRegLetter=V

    says it's an S and when i checked the insurance group online it's in insurance group three. but the guy at the garage seemed to think it was a sport one as it has factory alloys but he still said it was in group three.

    anyone got a clue?
    the sport ones are apparently in group 6
    Link doesnt work now, have you got the number plate? Just put it in confused.com or another online insurance quote form and it will tell you what model/spec your car is! It could be just that someone just bought VW alloys from elsewhere at a later stage.
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    (Original post by tomc87)
    Link doesnt work now, have you got the number plate? Just put it in confused.com or another online insurance quote form and it will tell you what model/spec your car is! It could be just that someone just bought VW alloys from elsewhere at a later stage.
    it says its the S and not the sport but as far as I know the alloys are factory fitted. perhaps they were an optional extra when it was new. meh.

    bought it now anyway =)
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    (Original post by The_Goose)
    cheers =) i just got a weee bit confuzzled. picking it up on wednesday and will be letting my dad mechanic mate have a look at it, so i'm sure he'll be able to tell me, either way it's not a modification coz the block said they're factory fitted so =)
    1)Type the number plate in auto trader, this will come up with what spec the car is like SE, S e.t.c

    2)Go to parkers and look for your car and then the spec that came up on auto trader. There is an option which allows you to look for equipment levels for that spec. It should help.
 
 
 
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