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Cons: The pain on the Audi TT is EXTREMELY prone to scratches and chips!!! (this is a real problem)
Advice: Get the 3.2 L V6 (I'll trade for the 3.2L in a year or two)I purchased my 180HP FWD Audi TT coupe in June of 2003. I never get tired or looking at the car and admiring its lines and style. The interior is awsome! First grade quality. The ride could be smoother and pick up (before the turbo kicks in) is definitely poor. Dealership service is the worst I've ever experience (they're nice and polite, but the quality of their work stinks). The car has had some unexpected little problems such as a defective sensor for the Tiptronic transmission that would make it not respond when switching from auto to Tiptronic, the glove compartment locked up and the handle broke for which the whole glove compartment was replaced, and one of the indicator lights on the front sides of the car came lose and had to be replaced.
Pros: Classy, well-constructed interiors, sharp handling, precise steering, all-wheel drive, high quality Bose sound system, sexy looking
Cons: confusing interior controls, underpower, roadster's hefty curb weight limits handling, in coupe form useless backseat.
Advice: Though better suited as a weekend warrior than a daily driver, the TT is for those who suffer from expensive euro sport car burnout.The power steering is quick, although it feels spongy near the on-center steering wheel position. Handling is sharp, but the brake pedal needs a more linear action and not be rubber. The ride is firm but supple, although some pavement and speed bumps causes it to jiggle largely due to the TT having a short wheelbase. Also while driving I noticed he TT has many Blind Spots. There's good room for two tall adults up front. Although the Audi TT never ceazes to amuze me I went ahead and put my order in for the 2004 Porsche Boxster S, Its is just better in every way. Performance, 260HP; 229LBS.TQ, 0-60 5.1sec; 1/4 mile firstname.lastname@example.org; top speed 267mph; Cargo Space, 2 trunks making a total of 99.6 cubic feet of cargo space. Looks better and it's a Porsche.