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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Nathan writes:
2005 Audi S4 4 Dr quattro AWD Sedan Review
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4

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EVERYTHING, I loved this car.

Cons

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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Zuseinc writes:
2005 Audi S4 4 Dr quattro AWD Sedan Review
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5

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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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stothedtothes writes:
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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Draco writes:
2005 Audi S4 4 Dr quattro AWD Sedan Review
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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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wailbait writes:
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5

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Quick.  Agile.  Reliable.  Interior quality is the best in its class.  Honestly the best car I have owned to date.  

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Not the most fuel efficient car.  Steering is a little heavier than a comparable BMW.  Small back seat.  

wailbait
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Quick. Agile. Reliable. — This has been my favorite car. It's been pretty bulletproof during my ownership of it. It's fast but still relatively buttoned down. I would buy another Audi in a heartbeat. In fact, I will likely just buy another, slightly larger Audi as my next car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kyle writes:
2005 Audi S4 4 Dr quattro AWD Sedan Review
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acceleration, speed, handling, and interior

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gas mileage

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Her Name Is Veronica — It has great speed and agility. 0-60 time around 5.2. And with 4 wheel drive you'll almost never burn out and it works well in the snow. It's dark blue with white leather interior. I love the Recaro seats. It only has 5500 miles on it. Only thing I don't like very much about it is the gas mileage, but it is a blast to drive.

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Paul writes:
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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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Mike writes:
2005 Audi S4 4 Dr quattro AWD Sedan Review
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Every gear has torque! cant beat the growling revs

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Gulp gulp gulp...... gas.. 8-10 mpg when you drive it the way it should be driven!

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05 Audi S4 B6 — With gas prices rising! V8 power ins't the best in Mpg if you know what I mean! Perfomance: 0-60 could be better but for its time and technology it does well (hint: 09 V6 turbo S4) Handling: Its handling is impeccable, it drives like it is on rails! you hardly feel the snow or rain. Apearance: exterior is simple yet stylish, interior is nice with blue alacantra suede inserts. Gas: is a bummer around town otherwise long hauls are average for V8

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Cody writes:
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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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ryanw89 writes:
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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