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Has a design problem
Cons: The Company, AudiThe rear cargo door doesn't discharge water fast enough, so when it rains or snows, even if the car sits in a garage overnight, and the snow is brushed off, the door when opened will drip over the seal and over the interior of the cargo area. The sides of the cargo area collect the dirt and look a mess. You have to use a toothbrush to get it clean. Audi says there is no design problem and that's the way it's supposed to work. The problem can be solved if the cargo door is not used during rainy or snowy weather. I honestly cannot recommend this car to anyone. It will be my last Audi. They need to be more customer oriented.
Fabulous Performing SUV!
Pros: Speed and handling
Cons: Navigation System is the worst NAV. No logic to input. Difficult to program and change radio stations etc.Plenty of power when needed - excellent driveability. MPG improves with mileage - I have 9,000 miles and am getting 25 plus MPG now on the open road. Great SUV for the individual who needs a smaller SUV with high performance.
Cons: too smallnice vehicle, too small for me
Cons: acceleration problem
Advice: wait to see the outcome of acceleration issueI bought an A8 in July 05. Shortly after taking delivery I was on the freeway and the car began accelerating quickly even after the brakes were applied. Dealership said that perhaps I hit the cruise control or the manual shifting pedals. It happen again about a week or two later. After testing at the dealership they proclaim no problem- that again I must have hit a button. 3 days ago it happened on the freeway with my wife driving by herself. Needless to say the event has dramatized her a great deal. The dealership has the car- and as far as I am concerned they can have it. Waiting to see the outcome