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2005 Audi A4 Overview


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1.8T Avant Quattro
Avg. Price: $9,975
1.8T Cabriolet
Avg. Price: $10,940
1.8T Quattro
Avg. Price: $9,474
1.8T Quattro Special Edition
Avg. Price: $9,203
1.8T Special Edition
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Avg. Price: $8,086
Avg. Price: $9,694
2.0T Quattro
Avg. Price: $10,508
Avg. Price: $9,621
3.0 Cabriolet
6 national listings
Avg. Price: $10,697
3.0 Quattro
18 national listings
Avg. Price: $9,650
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Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 39 reviews

Cool by Martin
 — this car is fast accelerates really fast and breaks really good now that is has brembo breaks. it goes trough turns just like it is goning in a strait line. it is really strong and has no problens. it... Read More
Thoughts So Far by William
 — - Fast, but could be faster; braking is very good; feels front-heavy in the turns - Generally very solid build quality; no perceptible flexing, no groans or creaks, and everything feels high-quality -... Read More
Audi A4 Comparable To Women's Hips.. by Indra10
 — No complain at all! Always go for manual. Carbon fiber trim on interior makes it industrial look along with black leather and Momo steering wheel. Harman Kardon audio simply fit the whole picture outs... Read More

2005 Audi A4 Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 39 reviews

2005 Audi A4

Calling the Audi A4 a value-oriented car may be reaching a bit, but the A4 is Audi's lowest-priced car, and even though it's still quite expensive, you get a lot for what you pay. The 2005 Audi A4 had few changes until midyear, when the sports sedan/family car got two new engines.

Looking a lot like the old Audi A6 on the outside, with its gigantic grille and rounded edges, the 2005 A4 is available as a sedan, wagon, or convertible Cabriolet. While the Cabriolet continues to offer the 1.8T and 3.0 V6, the 2005 sedans and wagons have been upgraded to the much stronger 2.0T, 4-cylinder, direct-fuel injection (FSI) engine rated at 200 horsepower, the first time an FSI has been combined with a turbo. When paired with the standard 6-speed manual transmission, any past doubts about off-the-line power have been dispelled. The old 3.0 engine is replaced by a 3.2, 255-hp V6, which unfortunately only comes with the 6-speed Tiptronic auto transmission, which offers manual-like shifting. AWD quattros come with either the manual or Tiptronic transmission, while front-wheel drives have the option of the CVT, continuously variable transmission.

A Sports Package/S-Line option adds a firmer suspension, 17-inch performance tires, rear spoiler, badging, and other performance-oriented features. The 2005 A4 suspension is already top-notch, even without this package, and offers a smoother, stabler ride along with precise responsiveness and road-hugging excellence.

Drivers love the new boost in power, and say the Audi A4 is a blast to drive, due to its handling and steering. The interior setup is both cool (a red-lit dash) and convenient. Many like the Bose sound system. Cupholder uselessness is still a problem, as is a tiny backseat. Some drivers complain of turbo lag, especially in the older 1.8T models. For all the power in the 3.2 engine, a lot of experts and owners say the 2.0 Turbo paired with a manual transmission is much more fun to drive.


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