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Audi A3 Hatchback 2.0 TDI (170) SE (08) 3d S-Tronic (2008/58)

Audi A3 Hatchback 2.0 TDI (170) SE (08) 3d S-Tronic (2008/58) - Owner Review

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Review submitted by
Paul Mackin on

Audi A3 Hatchback (03-12)


1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
it tells people I was conned by the audi marketing myth

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
looks good otherwise its non discript

Would you buy this car again and why?

What are you likely to buy next?
subaru outback or land rover

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
May 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
average, service was also average

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
percieved quality

What was the dealer like?
service average, too much time spent trying to sell me warranty / ins

Driving it

1 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
poor, auto gearbox is dreadful and ride quality v. poor unless the road is very smooth

What's it like to park?
good, overall size is just right

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
constant rattles, very jerky gearbox and an unacceptable hard and harsh ride

What's most practical about your car?
overall size

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

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