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Audi A3 Hatchback 3.2 V6 quattro Sport 3d (2004/54)

Audi A3 Hatchback 3.2 V6 quattro Sport 3d (2004/54) - Owner Review

4WD, big boot for a small car: I can get the spaniel + crate in the back.
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Review submitted by
Marcus Eaton on

Audi A3 Hatchback (03-12)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
A3: Young professional, 3.2: likes his cars.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Friends love it, enjoy the performance. Girlfriend thinks it's boring (prefers Land Rovers, dog agrees).

Would you buy this car again and why?
No regrets, might get the 5-door if I could.

What are you likely to buy next?
Probably go for an A4 or A6 Avant. Maybe a V6 diesel quattro to save some fuel.

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?
£3,150

When did you buy the car?
August 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
So far so good. Lots of car for the money.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
-

What was the dealer like?
Fine

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Engine is great, loads of low-down power. 6 speed means you can get the revs you want at any speed. 4WD system + clever traction means it has amazing grip.

What's it like to park?
Easy: small car, good visability.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Issue with ignition coils which turned out to be a factory recall which local dealer fixed free of charge.

What's most practical about your car?
4WD, big boot for a small car: I can get the spaniel + crate in the back.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Dual climate, Cream leather.

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