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Pros: A high precision german car
Cons: a high precision german carA nice drive. Very good performance, looks great. Better than expected gas miles. But, it is a european high precision vehicle, so it will cost you more to own than an one from asia. Routine maintenance it at a dealer will cost you an arm and a leg. A major repair will result in the exchange of your 1st born child. Other than that, a great car.
Pros: Awd quattro engine
Cons: Owner costsVery nice car. Quattro handling in the ice and snow is better than any AWD vehicle I have ever driven. The only downside is maintenance costs. Wish I was offered Audi care when I purchased it
Pros: The interior
Cons: Audi's option package, I have no garage openerI have had Audi's since 1982. I have had Coupes, 100, 200, A4, A4 and now an A6. This car is as comfortable as a Bentley yet hussles down the road in supreme comfort and over the Sierra's here in Northern California like a sports car. The car is set up beautifully. Each time I drive the others (BMW,Mercedes, Lexus and Infinity) and come back to the build and quality of Audi. I wanted the 4.2 V8 but with 3.2 and 29 miles per gallon at 80mph and the feel of a V8 I don't need it. I'm not drag racing so I don't need an S or RS. The car is really supreme at what it does and gives confidence. I know the limits of the car after going thru Audi's program at Infiron Raceway in Sonoma California. Great Car looking forwad to the next version and A-7. I have had A-4's but don't overlook the A6. I get compliments all the time.
Pros: the seats
Cons: the wheel
Advice: if your looking for an awesome car, you have found it.really liked this car, going to buy it for my husband on his 38th birthday.
Advice: get the 3.2 2005AMAZING is the only word that can describe this car
Pros: The DSG transmission
Cons: I like it all
Advice: Get is in Brilliant Red ,,, The best color for this vehicle ,,, in my opinionThis 2006 audi a3 is the best vehicle I have ever purchased. To think I had placed a deposit on the 2006 honda Civic SI only to wait 3 months for the car.... I grew tired of waiting and test drove the A3 ,,, I drove it home the same day !!! thanks Honda !! This Audi A3 has it all , Power , Good looks, Nice fuel economy, and the best combination of ride , handling and utility of any vehicle around... ' the smart man's sports car ' The DSG tranny is a dream . After 2 years of owning this vehicle , I still get looks and stares everywhare I go. If you are thinking about a sporty vehcle, with an eye on gas prices you must take a look at the Audi A3. You will love it.
Cons: Too many to list.
Advice: Don't buy itI had this car for two weeks and the clutch burnt out, the car has 900 miles on it. The dealer and Audi claim that it isn't a warranty problem and are insisting I pay for the repair. I've been driving a standard transmission car for 15 years and have never had this problem. Overall, the car feels cheap in its handling and performance. I encourage people to spare themselves the miserable experience I had, and look at BMW and Mercedes if you are in the market for an entry level German car.