2006 Audi A3 User Reviews

2006 Audi A3 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 28 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 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

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"power" 14 reviews
"ride" 12 reviews
"handling" 9 reviews
"build quality" 5 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews

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2006 Audi A3 3.2 quattro 4dr Wagon AWD Review
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Fantastic engine, always plenty of power. AWD is great, especially in the snow. Very easy car to live with - it just fits right.

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Transmission is getting a little jerky (at 140kmi). Fuel mileage isn't great.

cabbychris
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Love My A3 3.2 — This Audi A3 3.2 Quattro is very well appointed and a perfect all-around car. Fits plenty of junk in the trunk. The engine and transmission are a perfect match, whether zipping around town or putting on the miles on the highway

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Audi A3 2.0T 4dr Wagon w/automatic Review
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Love this car- turbo charged engine is perfect and so much fun to drive. Handles well with large cargo capacity.  Premium Bose sound system is excellent. Also, the comfy leather seats are very luxurious not to mention the incredible gas mileage saves us lots of money every month

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No cons- just selling the car because it is a little small for my growing family.

roswello
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Audi A3 2.0t Sport Package- So Much Fun To Drive! — My favorite part about this car is the quick acceleration- it is nice to have a gas-saving turbo charged engine with a lot more power than most. Also, I love the classy look of this hatchback- making a hatchback look good is not always easy to do but Audi has done it perfectly. The moon roof in the front and the skylight in the back is a huge favorite for my daughter- almost like having a glass ceiling! Of course the steering wheel controls make driving easy and carefree. This A3 is low maintenance and is just a great example of premium Audi quality.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Audi A3 3.2 quattro 4dr Wagon AWD Review
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Beautiful lines and handling

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Distance to travel to get it serviced by the Audi Dealership (2 hours)

byhsgrce
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Audi Delivers Big In The Little A3 3.2 S-line Quattro — Performance-- 3.2L Quattro gets me there in ANY weather, passing the big Ford 350s as they slip slide in the rain or snow. Breaking... I need to test this out more. Handles like a katana in the hands of an angry master ninja. Mileage--my wife gets 24-26 mpg...i get around 17 the way I drive it. Appearance...Beautiful in any light, great commuter car amid the plain jane trucks and Korean wanna-be european knock-off look-a-like cars. Audi bumper to bumper warranty is beautiful peace of mind.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2006 Audi A3 2.0T 4dr Wagon w/manual Review
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its mine, its an audi-but its a gti too...

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ummmm...70,000 miles, and only premium...

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Aldkf — so this is my first car, its a lotta fun to drive, can carry a lot, and it has fantastic build quality... so far no problems, knock on wood, and yeah, thats all for now... askjdfha;sdlkf lkdsajf;alkdf f

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2006 Audi A3 2.0T 4dr Wagon w/automatic Review
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Engine, Looks, manuverability

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Not sure about long term durability, we'll see.

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Audi Review — This car is a ton of fun for the money. OK it is just a rebadged VW with Audi styling but they did a good job. The 2L Turbo is a great engine that still gets 29MPG on the highway. And the DST tranny is quick shifting.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Audi A3 3.2 quattro 4dr Wagon AWD Review
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great handling, but not great fuel economy

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No reason to pay a premium fo rthe V6 now the 2.0 is avail with 4WD

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Great Car But Over Priced Vs It's 2.0t Sibling — Great Car at an unrealistic premium to the 2.0 turbo - Could be justified when the 2.0T was only available in FWD, but with the 2.0T now available in Quattro, there's no reason to pay a premium for the V6. The V6 is somewhat thirsty, unless you are very disciplined, and weighs more than the 2.0T. The DSG gearbox is outstanding, but longevity is somewhat unproven.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Audi A3 2.0T 4dr Wagon w/automatic Review
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Everything

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The stock wheels are bland?

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Audi A3 2.0t Win — Amazing acceleration, perfect braking, best handling of any car in production ever, rock-solid build quality, appearance is sex inside and out, it costs nothing to own (60MPG!) and the Fun Factor is through the roof. I love my car. It is the best car in world.

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2006 Audi A3 3.2 quattro 4dr Wagon AWD Review
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Acceleration and turning

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well - it's an audi.  eletronics can be funny at time.

Allegra
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Amazing Little Car - A Great Sprinter — The performance is amazing in the 3.2. Acceleration from 0-60 is better than claimed. and turning is tight and agile. Braking is highly responsive. It's a fun car for the free spirited person who is willing to take it onto the race track or icy roads. She is just like a little gymnist who is also a sprinter.

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2006 Audi A3 2.0T 4dr Wagon w/automatic Review
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The Drive Train!

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No winter package in Montana, thats my fault it is an option

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A3 — The DSG is God sent you get the wonders of a manual with the luxury of a automatic! The 2.0T is an amazing little engine with plenty of HP and Torque to spare. As a Sport wagon a big advantage is the cheaper insurance!

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2006 Audi A3 Review
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Quick car, excellent handling, cleverly designed, beautiful exterior

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Could more more econmical on fuel

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Audi A3 2.0 Tdi Sportback Dsg S Line 5 Door - My Car — Want a German car that actually handles like a German car, but can afford the 'BIG' BMW's or Mer Benz ...... then Audi A3 S line TDi 4 door is the one. I liked it so much, this 1 is my 2nd A3 & I plan to upgrade soon to another Audi. So go on what are you waiting for, go get your own.

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2015 Audi A3 Reviews

Absolutely Awesome Car! By FCinWinstonSalemNC

2015 is a new model year for the Audi A3. Audi has kept the classic sedan lines, with typical Audi elegance and simplicity of design. The materials and construction are flawless. The 2.0T Quattro all-... Read More

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2013 Audi A3 Reviews

Powerful, Efficient, Fun Ride! By TDIEnthusiast

I love my Audi A3! I got it two years ago and absolutely love everything about it!! It handles beautifully and have had no issues with it . The MPG's are amazing and I have gotten OVER 45 mpg on the... Read More

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2012 Audi A3 Reviews

I've Really Enjoyed Driving This Car. By Riesdeb

I loved the way this car handled. It is so peppy with the turbo and all Iv'e had to watch my speed as it's easy to drive fast & the ride is so smooth. Very dependable. Looks sharp on the outside (body... Read More

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2011 Audi A3 Reviews

Would Buy Again But As A Used Car By brewman1947

Love the handling and the attention to design and detail the A3 provides. Like the performance from a 4 cyl turbo diesel as well as incredible gas mileage. Love the looks the car gets. Dont like the w... Read More

Fun, Fuel-efficient Alternative To Dowdy Hybrids By jsonix

I LOVE this car. It's fun to drive, has exactly the features I want, gets outstanding fuel mileage, has plenty of interior room, despite being narrower than most cars, which also helps protect it fro... Read More

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2010 Audi A3 Reviews

Le Maquina By Javier

A good car insurance with style and class to make many kilimetros. Belongs to a prestigious brand. You feel the wonder of driving. It is a very comfortable car. It's fast but has a large consumption a... Read More

A Small Car That's Big On Heart And Personality. A Real Blast To Drive. By Audiconvert

I bought this car on Friday, 4/16/10, and went on a 500 mile trip over the weekend, which affirmed my great appreciation for this unique vehicle. Handling is tight and responsive. The S-Tronic trans... Read More

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