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Audi A3 Hatchback 2.0 FSI Sport 3d (2003/53) - Owner Review


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Review submitted by
Howard Bluck on

Audi A3 Hatchback (03-12)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

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

Would you buy this car again and why?
I would buy the same model, but would prefer more performance and would therefore opt for either a turbocharged or V6 variant.

What are you likely to buy next?
Either A3 2 litre turbo or the 3.2 litre V6

Buying experience

4 out of 5

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Did you buy this car new?

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When did you buy the car?
September 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

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Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?

What's it like to park?
No problems for me but my partner had difficulty reverse parking. This was solved by retro-fitting rear parking assist.

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
* Fuel pump failed at 55,000 miles, causing vehicle to lose power and go into 'limp mode'. * Radiator fan switch stuck in 'on' position, draining battery. * Front wipers jump across screen due to motor problems. * Exhaust manifold fractured causing rattling. All problems were repaired under extended warranty.

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