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Audi A3 1.6 SE 3d (2001/51)

Audi A3 1.6 SE 3d (2001/51) - Owner Review

Needs stiffer suspension. Fairly neutral.
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Audi A3 (96-03)

Value

3 out of 5

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Costs

3 out of 5

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Driving

4 out of 5

Needs stiffer suspension. Fairly neutral.

Performance

4 out of 5

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Reliability

2 out of 5

No major mechanical breakdown but six different faults in 3 yrs.

Image

4 out of 5

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Comfort

5 out of 5

Long drives through Europe were a pleasure.

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Insurance group: 21

Security

4 out of 5

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Service

2 out of 5

Dealer took more than one attempt to fix 3 problems.

Problems

Bodywork
none

Engine
Stuttering when pull away in 1st/2nd when cold.

Gearbox
Difficult to engage 1st/2nd. Gearbox rebuilt.

Other
Brake callipers seized twice, master cylinder failed. Electrical: driver display had to be replaced, unable to raise/lower windows with key fob.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No