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

There are lots of VW/Audi specialists around so cheaper than dealer
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Review submitted by
Robert Kerr on

Audi A3 (96-03)

Summary

3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Hmm...It doesn't say a lot really. I think A3s are so common that they are mundane. I want rid of it!

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Sensible choice.

Would you buy this car again and why?
NO definitely not. Not for negative reasons, but cos I want something a bit more stylish and individual and less numerous.

What are you likely to buy next?
Alfa GT or Porsche Boxster probably

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£6,000

When did you buy the car?
June 2005

Did you get a good deal and why?
Ok.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Wanted something that would hold its value and be reliable. Bought with my head rather than my heart...and in a hurry

What was the dealer like?
Unpleasant salesman, used to sell carpets apparently. Tried to flog me the warranty.

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Its ok but not exciting. My Alfa 146 had a smaller engine but was more powerful and exciting to drive

What's it like to park?
No problems normal

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing really but only done 6K.

What's most practical about your car?
There are lots of VW/Audi specialists around so cheaper than dealer

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Nice gear knob

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