2005 Audi S4 User Reviews

2005 Audi S4 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 17 reviews

  • Performance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"power" 7 reviews
"speed" 7 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews
"high maintenance" 2 reviews

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2005 Audi S4 4 Dr quattro AWD Sedan Review
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Beautiful car. Gorgeous interior. Very fast at sea level. Unbelievable in weather (Colorado blizzards). A joy to drive, pushes, but I can get her sliding quite nicely.

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Going to the shop is like an episode of "Little Shop of Horrors." Abysmal Gas Mileage. It's not entirely her fault though, I have a heavy foot.

stothedtothes
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Like A Member Of The Family. Audi For Life. — Love the style and performance, unbelievable all-weather capability (and I've driven through white-out blizzards over the Rocky Mountains). Easy to drive fast, hard to want to drive slow. Worst gas mileage imaginable. Maintenance costs are like routine route canals. Will still miss the big V8's when they're all gone. I'm keeping mine as a hobby car as the world moves to sport hybrids and we all putter around quietly - - before the self-driving cars come and we're all reduced to passengers.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Lots of fun to drive - on the highway it is glued to the road - very tight and responsive - all wheel drive is the way to go

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Uses more gas than it should - but when you put the V8 in a sedan - that what you get

Zuseinc
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Lots Of Fun To Drive - Great Value — Have owned this car for over 2 years - it has done everything we have asked and more - ski trips - hi speed blasts into the city - everyday commuter - pass anyone you want to on the highway - stuck to the road on the highway and back roads - goes through snow like a champ - one of the most fun cars I have driven to date - great value for the money - blown away by the acceleration an overall performance - would definitely buy another one -

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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EVERYTHING, I loved this car.

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Gas milage, but it's a V8.

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Give It Back — I sold this car and wish I hadn't. I have missed it since the day it left. The power, the handling, the comfort, the sound. It was a remarkable car and I'd give anything to have it back! I believe the used market is insane on them, people want far too much. It is impossible to get a good deal on one, but worth every penny you have to spend.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Great ride. Power. AWD. Handling. Braking

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MPG, Maintenance cost, Reliability

Draco
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I Would Definitely Get Back Into An Audi. — Great ride and performance. Head turner. The AWD is excellent for all year round weather types. Too bad it has such a thirsty engine. Maintenance costs are high as well. It made me fall in love with Audi. Will be sticking around for a while.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Audi S4 2 Dr quattro AWD Convertible Review
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Car handles great and is very fun to drive. Bose sound system is fantastic.

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Major repairs can be expensive. Engine takes up much on engine bay, repairs are hard to do.

ryanw89
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Good Looks, Power And Handling. — Great car to drive. Handles awesome, very comfortable. Suprisingly good on gas mileage for a 4.2l v8 engine (20-23mpg). AWD is great in winter and on wet rainy days. Cars interior is very clean after the 7 years of use, outside has no dents or scratches.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Audi S4 4 Dr New quattro AWD Sedan Review
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Power

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astanley
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An Amazing Car, Amazing Service, Expensive Parts & Tires... — I like almost everything about the S4, but the upkeep can be expensive at times! I would recommend this car to anyone wanting a little extra power, great handling, superior service, but can't give up the extra row of seats!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2005 Audi S4 2 Dr quattro AWD Convertible Review
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Power, class, comfort and the great feeling that it gives you.

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Tough one, erm the glove box rattles (now cured)

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S4 -v- 911 — Had the car several months now which superceded my Porsche 911 (04 shape) The novelty still hasnt worn off, love the ride quality and trim, both of which are much better than the 911... thrill factor is there but for sure the 911 would walk away with the trophy.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Audi S4 4 Dr New quattro AWD Sedan Review
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Fast, rare, corners like no other and its AWD.

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If you don't like going fast.

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Would Have Paid $50k For It. — Looking for a car that puts you back in the seat and doesn't ask for much as far as maintenance than this is the car. Own this car for over three years and I have never been disappointed even in the rain when everyone is slowing down I kick it up a notch. Six gears standard transmission.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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VERY FAST, SUPERB handeling

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Lackluster interior

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Audi S4 Bossin — Performance- straight up beast. Love my aftermarket exhaust sound. Corners superb Build Quality- some cheap parts on the inside but still is decent. Typical Germans Appearance- not as nice as cadillac on the inside, but very Euro on outside. I love it. Cost of Ownership- very pricey on the V8, but if have the cash your all good. You gotta pay the COST to be the BOSS. Fun Factor- ALOT MORE FUN then the cts I had.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Because you are a man and deserve it

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Because you could buy an RS4

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Dont Get The 2.7 Bi Turbo Yes You Can Soup It Up But It Still Aint A 4.2 V8 — Erm 0 - 60 in 5.9 secs and top end of 155 sums it up although haven't managed to get past 145 yet (only joking officer). Usual audi quality, quality build, quality interior, quality feel and drive. 18 MPG but with 4.2 V8 under the bonnet who cares. This car rocks, test drive one you wont go back. Buy one and tell the wife its ' a sporty family car'.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2010 Audi S4 Reviews

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