2008 Audi A3 User Reviews

2008 Audi A3 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • 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: 4.8 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

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PROS
"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"big space" 3 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"small ride" 2 reviews

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tr5gt writes:
2008 Audi A3 2.0T DSG Review
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4

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Motor and transmission

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super unleaded gasoline

tr5gt
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Nice Ride — This car has been great. Its good looking car with nice lines. Gas mileage is great and it gets around town with ease. Easy to park and its on your way quick. Turbo engine puts you out front every time. The handling is fantastic.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Joella writes:
2008 Audi A3 Review
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5

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quick, agile, beautiful

Cons

blue tooth is frustrating, not super roomy

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Audi A3 Is Ace — It's sporting, handles well, puts down an amazing amount of power and feels solid. The ride is smooth, but lets you feel the road still. The interior is quiet and well laid out. I enjoy driving it, but want to lower it a bit as it looks a little vanilla still.

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Renee writes:
2008 Audi A3 2.0T Review
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5

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It's an Audi

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Cos I wana b the only one awesome eniugh to have it

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Zenstar Audi, All Mine — This car was made for me!! I am a single mum with 2 girls, we look good in this puppy (and out of it of course). Smooth as great for travelling long distance so cheap to run wicked sound system, I love her!!!

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Dave writes:
2008 Audi A3 2.0T DSG Review
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5

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handling

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slides too much around roundabouts above 48 mph

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Daves Car — comfortable, powerful for a 2.0tdi, plenty room for a hatch, quite quick for a diesel but can slide too much on round abouts, also spins quite a bit on take off in the wet. other than that a top car. i love it too bits. that is until get a new one.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Nicholas writes:
2008 Audi A3 Review
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5

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sporty

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doesnt like ugly people

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Hot Convertible — A3 Cabriolet is the best little small soft top around. Sports suspension and good around driving is great. There is more room in the back than the A4 convertible and holds the road better. The roof folds down in under 10 seconds and can be folded up in just the same time, boot space is large also compared with other models.

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Gary writes:
2008 Audi A3 Review
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4

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Build quality, performance, heated seats, understated but still classy looks, specification, decent local dealer, easy to drive

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Ride quality over anything less than average surfaces, pricy to purchase, rear seat a bit firm, DPF filter

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Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 Tdi (170) S-line, S-tronic — Performance - A near perfect blend between power and economy having a big diesel - providing you don't drive with a lead foot all the time. Build Quality - first class. Glovebox lid feels a little cheap though, and needs a firm shove to close. The biggest downside - why o' why does Audi insist on rock hard suspension on S-Line models?

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Nicolas writes:
2008 Audi A3 2.0T Review
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Design, quality, driving pleasure

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price

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Audi A3 2.0 Tdi S Line — It's too easy to describe this car: beautiful,i love it ! Audi = Design + Quality + Driving pleasure :) It cost more than a classic car but you pay for the quality and also for the Audi logo ;) Don't hesitate for the S-Line Package, you must take it !

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Scott writes:
2008 Audi A3 2.0T Review
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Many

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Audi A3 - Little Known Beauty — I'm on my fourth A3 since 2006. I've loved this car since it went on sale here in the US for the 06 model year. The build is fantastic with the legendary Audi interior quality. Performance is fantastic along with great mileage (real world is 25 city and 33 hwy). The A3 rides very well in any of the versions, the leather interior is extremely durable and very comfortable on long trips. The car is the perfect size for my family (3 people including my 7 year old girl). I really can't say enough about this often overlooked gem and eagerly await the 2009 model update.

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Paul writes:
2008 Audi A3 2.0T Review
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4

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Looks, trim, stereo, engine, fuel efficient

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Noisy at speed, needs a bit more power.

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My Audi A3 — Good solid drive, better than the BMW Series 1, more fuel efficient (I need to stop driving fast). Trip computer is a bit unreliable but works reasonably well. Overall a nice car to drive just a bit noisy at speed (really needs a sixth gear Audi!) Nice shape, cool alloy wheels, what more do you need!

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Karen writes:
2008 Audi A3 2.0T DSG Review
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Xiao-bai — It's a beauty with just enough muscle. Wish she comes with a diesel engine in US.

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1997 Audi A3 Reviews

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1998 Audi A3 Reviews

Awesome Car. Very Good Value By Curt

Very smooth quick car. Lovely to drive, extremely solid chassis. Easily tuned up, Defo could use a remap to 200bhp. Handles very well. Would only recommend the turbo or TDI 1.9. Standard models seem t... Read More

Good Car By Fredrik

good to drive on the higeway and on smal roads it is like driving a go-cart still its just 1,6 engine want 1,8t but then i would need 4*4 or else i just gonna spin on my front wheels :P Read More

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1999 Audi A3 Reviews

Audi A3 5v Racing By Dani

The car is 1800 cc, 20 valve, 125 PS petrol. Appearance is preserved brown metallic, suede interior, without notes, with subwoofer dvd or usb Sony. The car is no need for repair. Mileage is 149,000 k... Read More

If You Can Afford It, Do It By Robert

performance - acceleration, handling cornering is like nothing i have driven before costs - fuel mpg is bad, build quality - a lot better than most as usual with audi's appearance - a picture could pa... Read More

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2000 Audi A3 Reviews

Fast Cozy & Handles Like A Dream By Michael

Quick enough car that Handles like a Dream & Laughs in the face of snow! BUT SADLY is like a Alcoholic when it comes to petrol :( Veru comfy on long journeys & so quiet inside Fantastic Bose 6 speake... Read More

Wuldnt Buy Nethin Not Audi From Now On! By Terry

performance: great out of 1.8t wiv 230bhp biuld quality: no cheap plastics, very little rattles. very gd here! appearance: nice touches of chrome inside. modern lookin for age. nice curves! cost of ow... Read More

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