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Audi A3 1.8 T quattro Sport 5d (6) (2001/Y) - Owner Review

5 doors.
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Audi A3 (96-03)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
All the fun of a top line hothatch with a great badge to boot.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
My wife didn't like it at all as the ride was very bad.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Probably not due to poor quality of ride and a lack of space in the boot.

What are you likely to buy next?
BMW 330i Sport touring

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£9,500

When did you buy the car?
April 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
Pretty good deal I think, I paid exactly what Parkers suggested it was worth.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I wanted a high performance hatchback

What was the dealer like?
Fairly helpful.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very good performance which left lots of other people looking surprised and occasionally embarrassed. Handling was good though I had some very alarming moments of understeer when really pressing on.

What's it like to park?
Extremely easy

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
The clutch pedal broke about a week after I bought it but was quickly repaired under warrantly. Other than that I had no problems.

What's most practical about your car?
5 doors.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Bose Stereo was a good option.

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