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Audi A3 1.8 SE 5d (2001/Y)

Audi A3 1.8 SE 5d (2001/Y) - Owner Review

Comfort of the car - the suspension and comfort when driving

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Review submitted by
Michelle Wright on

Audi A3 (96-03)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I know my stuff - the car will hold its value and will sell itself when I want to sell

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They think it's classy and posh, which is funny as I am just a normal mum who does the school run and works hard - nothing posh about me

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, I definitely would no questions asked - it's a feat in German engineering.

What are you likely to buy next?
Another Audi if I decide to ever get rid of my A3.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

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

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
May 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
I got a good deal - it was a friend's who wanted to sell and I decided to get a decent car for a change as I always had cheap runabouts

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I always loved the look of the car, it holds its value, it's so comfortable, great to drive, cheap to run - I just love this car as it does not disappoint

What was the dealer like?
Considering she was my friend she was ace :).

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Absolutely amazing - it's safe and comfortable and good on fuel but when you need a bit of speed she pulls a punch too.

What's it like to park?
The sensors are a great help and unexpected on a 12 year old car but easy to park and manoeuvre.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing a service will not cure! Even at 12 years old all the electrics still work as they should, it's still so luxurous inside with a blue suede interior its classy sporty and good on mileage.

What's most practical about your car?
Comfort of the car - the suspension and comfort when driving

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The dark blue interior - it's in superb condition.

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