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Hey all,
I think I've got the fever now to actually put in an order for a 2018 Giulia QV (here in Canada). A few questions:

- Has anyone taken delivery of a 2018 QV yet? Any reported Gremlins?
- For those whom live in the Northeast (2017 owners) have you driven the QV in the snow?
- for 2017's what were the top issues with QV's and were they sorted out?
- for 2017's to date how many kms (or miles) have been put on?

Any help responding to any or all would be appreciated.

Thank you.
David
 

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@OP to answer your questions:
as of today no-one has taken delivery of 2018 Quads
I have had my Quad since Dec. 2016 and drove it in the snow once....never again..I have another winter vehicle...my personal observations:
you will def. need different rims & snow tires....but the bigger issue will be clearance for big snows....
big issues around the Quads were related to software updates, radio amp shorted due to water intrusion, headlight washer caps flew off due to faulty brackets on the bumper interior, there was also 2 incidents on this board that facilitated the buyback of 2 Quads. do a search and you will find them. my car had an initial issues which was corrected after a bit, due to a bad sensor....
to the best of my knowledge, with the exception of the 2 buyback Quads, all the issues that have shown themselves with the Quads have been addressed.
I would like to add that there have also been Quad owners who have experienced ZERO issues with their cars.....
as far as high mileage Quads....if I had to venture a guess, member @kanundrum probably has the most, I personally just turned 7k (miles)on mine
speaking for myself, after my initial issue was corrected, the car has performed brilliantly, not an blemish, my car has seen track duty, extended long trips, and visited the shitty roads of NYC on a couple of occasions.
Hope that Helps
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Issue 1: Headlight washer body panel clip came off (check it before delivery)
Issue 2: Car randomly died on a few occasions. It was an battery cable that was loose. Some others have reported other issues with 1 member giving their car back to Alfa to buy it back

If you were to buy a car I would make sure the following items are done

-Check headlight washer issue
-Check all updates(TSB/RRT) have been performed
-Get the extended warranty if you are keeping it for the long haul
-Try to find a prepaid maintenance if possible, 36k miles will be expensivish
- Get paint correction and protection done to the car (not at the dealership but a specialists)

If you are driving in the snow definitely buy snow tires. Nokians are the best but blizzaks are great too. I have driven in snow with all seasons and they don't provide enough grip to drive 100% confidently. How ever if you want to go sideways they are the best haha
 

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Hi guys,

very much appreciated. It sounds like I may have to get a winter beater as well (may be cheaper too). Any additional information from anyone is always welcomed! Its a big purchase so I want to be comfortable going both feet in.
 
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