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Audi A3 Hatchback 2.0 FSI 3d (2004/53)

Audi A3 Hatchback 2.0 FSI 3d (2004/53) - Owner Review

Very easy to fit five adults comfortably. Plenty of bootspace. Very easy car to drive.
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Review submitted by
Alex Beattie on

Audi A3 Hatchback (03-12)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It says that you have money but like to spend it on quality. An audi is unlike a bmw and people recognize that. People look round at you when you drive past in the audi and dont think that you are an arrogant driver.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They love it. Most are very jealous.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes i would. The build quality of the car is of the highest standard. The audi customer service is top notch.

What are you likely to buy next?
Another audi a3. One with a bigger engine and slightly newer.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£6,999

When did you buy the car?
November 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes i got a good deal due to the car's high mileage

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Dream Car

What was the dealer like?
Very Good

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
I love driving this car. The handling is so easy, and despite the lack of feel through the wheel, the whole driving experience is very pleasing. The acceleration is very good in the 2.0 version too.

What's it like to park?
A doddle.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Cam belt needed replacing and so did the brake discs.

What's most practical about your car?
Very easy to fit five adults comfortably. Plenty of bootspace. Very easy car to drive.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The AC is very good as is the Sound of the radio, but favouite gadget has to be the cruise control purely because it is so unnecessary. Auto lights and auto dipping rear view mirror is very useful.

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