2006 Audi A3 User Reviews

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roswello writes:
2006 Audi A3 2.0T 4dr Wagon w/automatic Review
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5

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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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cabbychris writes:
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.

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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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Matt5925 writes:
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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byhsgrce writes:
2006 Audi A3 3.2 quattro 4dr Wagon AWD Review
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5

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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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Jillian writes:
2006 Audi A3 2.0T 4dr Wagon w/automatic Review
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Great engine.  The little turbo does it's job for what it is and doesn't disappoint, especially after a chip install.  With the sport package and only springs, the car is surprisingly stiff and handles amazingly.  

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Front wheel drive is okay but quattro would obviously be ideal since you can only throw so much extra power into a front wheel drive car before all you get is wheel spin.  Stock brakes are weak sauce, upgrade is needed especially if doing many track days and/or auto-crosses.  You can get by on race pads...but still...usually can't make it through a whole lap session due to brake fade.

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There's A Reason Its Nick-named 'the Rocket'! — OEM Xenon headlight housing with SPP 6K 50W HID kit APR Chip Full APR exhaust H&R rear sway bar Neuspeed sport springs Hardwired V1 18x8 S8 wheels ET48 235/40/18 conti sport contact 2 EBC Red stuff brake pads/R32 rear pads GTI calipers front and rear w/ slotted front rotors Stainless steel front brake lines Black out Grill and plate delete Vent mounted boost gauge

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Sean writes:
2006 Audi A3 Review
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4

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Its mine!! and its sooo easy to drive

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Only the performance and worrying whats happening to it when im not there!

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Audi A3 2006+ Is The Nicer Model Shape With All The Gadgets Any Man Would Love — I like the feel of the car as you drive, the acceleration is very responsive. Build Quality being german its always of high standard, Mileage is low including i done nearly 10k since i have had the car. Fun Factor is very high just the Performance keeps it subtle and not a real street threat :D

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

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bmccauley writes:
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Own 2006 A3 26000 Miles Later Awesome Car — I bought the very first A3 on sale in Arizona and 26,000 miles later i can honestly say Audi has stepped up their game on this car. I have had only 2 minor warranty claims that were repaired that day, and no other issues with the car over the last 20 months. I have the 2.0T DSG sport package with A LOT of aftermarket modifications to the car. And even driving the car hard and sporty with all the aftermarket stuff on it, the A3 has never even flinched at its daily commuting task or occassional autocross and track use. If you are looking for a premium luxury car that happens to be economical and extremely fun to drive, then look no further than the A3. It is worth the price over the VW GTI, Jetta, Subaru WRX, and other cars that try to be in its class but none seem to measure up to the A3.

Owner for 1 years, 9 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

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Bard writes:
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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Eli writes:
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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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Alin writes:
2006 Audi A3 2.0T 4dr Wagon w/automatic Review
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DSG

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Brakes could be better

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Best Premium Compact — I have this car for 2 years and I love it. The car is a lot of fun to drive. DSG is amazing, great performance ( Chiped - 252 HP - on 93 octane) and build quality, very low cost of ownership, great gas milage, and let's not forget it's a HATCH. That' s sexy.

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