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Pros: none of audi
Advice: don't do it you will lose all with that carBeware do not buy audi they do not stand for their product .I had a clutch problem and end up to replacing trans .BTW the car should be on bumper 2 bumper warranties but end up not 2 be because of wearing item (clutch) .If you looking to upgraded to increase the HP beware they can't handle more then 500 hp .Anyway stay with japan cars witch their lot secure they less ALOT longer and can handle easy 300 K witch audi usually braking down around 50k -100k. I DO NOT RECOMMENDING THIS CAR TO ANYONE !!!!!!!!!
Pros: automatic gear
Advice: automatic gearHoward Wilner of New England Automax tested this car and its a great car. One of the best Audi produced.
Cons: reliability- incompetent audi mechanics.
Advice: Buyer beware - a lot of problems after purchaseI've owned my A4 for almost two years. Unfortunately I had to take my car to the dealer four different times for a coolant leak. After they fixed the problem - I was driving home the dashboard coolant light came on. I looked under the hood and the Santa Monica service department forgot to refill the coolant tank. Another time I got home after an oil change from the dealer and it leaked all over my driveway. This is just the tip of the iceberg. I've still have other problems, but the point I'm trying to make is the Audi dealer will not stand by their product. Because of the frustration I have for the Audi service department I regret buying my Audi over a BMW. I will never buy another Audi because of my horrible experience with the Audi service department. Do your research get a BMW much more reliable.
Pros: Gas Milage
Cons: The Ride
Advice: Test drive it and make sure you like it.Ok for a 4 Cyl. The only thing I do not like about this car is the road noise... You can here the wheels spinning over the enegine noise... Its a rough ride... I would say it is not a long distance car like I use it for.
Pros: Dash and center console lighting
Cons: Back seat comfort.
Advice: I dont think gas mileage is what's advertised.This car is amazing!! I love everything about it eexcept the ride is a little just a little though. I bought this car with 9000 miles on it and I am impressed. Service department was excellent.
Pros: Sun roof
Cons: Oil consumption
Advice: Beware!!! all A3 with 2.0 T consume oil! Yet the A4 with the same engine doesnt! Go figure!This vehicle is great to drive and my wife loves it. One problem that is so disconcerning it consumes oil. How much does it consume at 26000 miles 1 qt per 2000 miles. Audi will do nothing for me unless I sue them. Nice, this is how you grow the business! I have asked for help but all they say dealer and the customer advocates until it gets to 1qt per 1000 miles we can do nothing. Is this a polluter or what? Sorry for the RANT really pissed.
Pros: quattro, ride stability, fit and finish, quiet cabin
Cons: Audi's European delivery program
Advice: If you want real traction, this is the car(This is for the 2008 A6 - ther was no option for the 2008 A6) Having just returned from driving my A6 in Europe, during which I drove over 2,400 miles, I can report my complete satisfaction with the vehicle. (WARNING: While I highly recommend taking European delivery, Audi’s program is extremely behind schedule. I had to fight very hard to get my documentation in time for my trip.) The A6 is very comfortable. The seats hold you firmly in place yet produce no sore spots even after hours of riding. The low noise levels of the cabin aid greatly in limiting fatigue. The much maligned MMI does require some study but is convenient to operate. If you found this review online, you can easily learn to operate all of the MMI functions. The performance and handling of the A6 is impressive. The 3.2 (3,123 cc) does just fine in getting up to speed, whether merging, passing, or setting the pace for autobahn traffic. After break in, I reached the car’s electronic speed cap of 134 mph several times. Even then the car is rock solid with very tight steering and no drift, shake, wobble, or float. The brakes are controlled and predictable. The suspension of the A6 is a great combination of road surface sensing and isolation from harsh jolts. You always “know” what conditions the tires are encountering but rarely do you have to think about it. Having done a lot of research on quattro at torsen.com, I summarize it as follows: Other all wheel drive systems are like walking on a slippery sidewalk where you slip and then catch yourself before you fall. Audi’s quattro is like not slipping in the first place. Other systems have to slip first, then detect the slip with ABS sensors, then actuate a clutch which then sends more torque to other wheels. Audi uses the completely mechanical TORSEN center differential to instantly distribute torque between the front and rear wheel pairs. In most cases, this prevents slip before it happens, rather than trying to play catch up like those systems on BMW, Lexus, Mercedes, Acura, etc. The enhanced exterior styling of the 2008 model provides a sportier yet still refined look. The interior design features the classic Audi attention to detail with attractive wood inserts and stitched leather seats. As for features, I most like the adaptive air suspension (special order only on the 2008 3.2), back up camera, headlight washers, capability to fold down half or the entire back seat, and adaptive headlights.