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Audi A3 1.8 T Sport 3d (2000/W) - Owner Review

Excellent driving position, I am 6'1" and find it really comfortable.
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Audi A3 (96-03)

Value

4 out of 5

You pay slightly more but do get what you pay for.

Costs

3 out of 5

If you can't afford Audi prices, don't buy an Audi!

Driving

4 out of 5

Excellent driving position, I am 6'1" and find it really comfortable.

Performance

4 out of 5

When I first got the car, I thought it was quick, however I have now got use to the power and am about to get it chipped up to 185 bhp.

Reliability

4 out of 5

Had a minor engine snag just after I bought it but it would always start.

Image

4 out of 5

Still looks good even though it has been replaced.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Great for me but not so great for people in the back.

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Security

4 out of 5

Everything you would expect for this money.

Service

4 out of 5

For the most part the dealers are helpful and friendly, there was one muppet at Audi Reading who was useless, he doesn't work there any more!

Problems

Bodywork
Audi build the car well, it's the fools in car parks who have caused slight body damage.

Engine
Temperature sensor failed not long after I bought the car but was replaced under warranty.

Gearbox
Nice gear change but starting to get a bit notchy (it is 5 years old).

Other
I went from a 3 series BMW and have never regretted buying the car. It's a joy to own.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes