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Audi A3 1.8 T Sport 3d (1997/R)

Audi A3 1.8 T Sport 3d (1997/R) - Owner Review

Very good to drive. Comfortable and quiet, even at high motorway speeds.
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Audi A3 (96-03)

Value

4 out of 5

Very good- buy now - Similar prices to Golf and I know which I would prefer!

Costs

4 out of 5

Not bad for this type of car - fuel is very good at around 32mpg. Servicing is good if a specialist is used instead of dealer.

Driving

4 out of 5

Very good to drive. Comfortable and quiet, even at high motorway speeds.

Performance

5 out of 5

This thing flies! If this is your first turbo car, you will be very impressed. Once it revs up to about 3000 rpm, turbo kicks in and you're away.

Reliability

5 out of 5

Well as I said, mine has clocked up 150,000 miles and is still in A1 condition. No major work, only just had to replace exhaust, but thats it.

Image

5 out of 5

A very classy squat looking hatch factory lowered suspension helps with mean stance, higher wasteline than Golf so is much prettier.

Comfort

4 out of 5

A excellently put together cabin. Mine has done 150,000 miles and has no sqeaks, rattles etc. Nice quiet ambience.

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Security

4 out of 5

Not tested thankfully, but Audi Cat 1 should do the trick and very visible LEDs on doors good deterent.

Service

4 out of 5

Had a recall about brake lines. Very friendly with tea and cakes on offer and extremely quick!

Problems

Bodywork
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Engine
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Gearbox
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Other
Just had exhaust replaced due to centre section rusting - but has done 150k

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes