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Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.6 TDI Technik 2d (2010/60)

Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.6 TDI Technik 2d (2010/60) - Owner Review

Fuel economy is very good.
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Review submitted by
Chris Smith on

Audi A3 Cabriolet (08-13)

Summary

2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
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What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Like it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
I would buy the 2.0 tdi but would avoid 1.6 tdi it is gutless. It is transformed when the roof is down and becomes a lot more fun.

What are you likely to buy next?
Have already traded this car in for a Golf GT 2.0tdi cabriolet. As I just can't get on with the powerless engine.

Buying experience

2 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£14,000

When did you buy the car?
October 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
Price was ok.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Appeal and fun of a cabriolet. I wanted a convertible that had decent boot space and folding rear seats.

What was the dealer like?
Awful, Audi main dealers are pretentious and after sales care is terrible.

Driving it

2 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
1.6 tdi is only slightly quicker than walking to your destination! Handling is ok but it lacks power needed for pulling away from corners.

What's it like to park?
Ok. Very difficult to see out of rear window not helped by roll bars but reverse sensors help.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Heated rear screen hasn't worked since I bought it. Otherwise build quality and reliability have been good so far.

What's most practical about your car?
Fuel economy is very good.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Automatic roof.

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