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1990 Audi 90 Quattro Review
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A Daily Driver Or A Monstrous Project Car? Your Call. — This car suffers an odd fate: A wonderful and powerful 2.3l five-cylinder with an ahead-of-its-time 170 horsepower coupled with a very bland and boring exterior. The five cylinder, all wheel drive portion of the vehicle more than made up for its poor exterior designs, though. With all the gauges that any driver could want inside, and an almost entirely leather interior, even though the car approaches two decades old, it still feels like brand-new luxury. The car had phenomenal handling and acceleration for its era and size, making it quite the fun driver. I would seriously recommend this car as either a daily driver or a potentially murderous project car.

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

Pros: Powerful, great handling, typical Audi quality

Cons: Boxy 90's design, hard-to-find parts.

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1990 Audi 90 Quattro Review
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Good Quality Car, Fun. — All wheel drive, fantastic handling, no body roll due to the suspension, five cylinder n/a, the sound is unlike anything you've ever heard. Performance from the engine is alright, it needs a turbo. The car is A LOT of fun.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's a ton of fun, lots of personality.

Cons: expensive parts I suppose.

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1990 Audi 90 Automatic Review
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Beautiful But Unrelaible — This car was a beauty to drive but when the mileage hit 70K all hell broke loose. There wasn't anything that didn't need replacing and anything that could go wrong did. I was really sad to part with it though but the whole ront end was shot and my mechanic wouldn't let me drive it on the freeway. It must not have put me off Audis though as I have one now.

Pros: Looks, Handling, Interior Styling

Cons: Quality, Overall Cost of Ownership

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1990 Audi 90 Quattro Review
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My First Child — I LOVE THIS CAR!! It's had some electrical issues, which is hard and expensive to fix because of it's rarity. But it handles better than any car I have ever driven (including some higher end sports cars). It has the 5 cyl 20 valve engine that most people put into their cars, and is easy to turbo and get more power. Stock, it's not a super fast car, it's more for handling. Anyways, I've been in love with this car for almost 10 years and I think I'd rather sell my husband.

Pros: fun to drive, rare, good gas mileage

Cons: expensive to fix

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1990 Audi 90 Base Review
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A Treat To Drive — overall, the audi 90 2.2e is an impressive family car. the engine is responsive, agile and powerful. the drive is further improved by the short distance between gearshifts. cabin space is well arranged and broad enough to give occupants a comfortable ride no matter the distance travelled. the standard suspension system proves to be too soft and the consequent roll during cornering affects stability and control. changing the air filter is a challenge!

Owner for 3 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:6,000

Pros: power and comfort

Cons: akward arrangement of engine components. soft suspension system

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1990 Audi 90 Quattro Review
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Amizingly Driftable — my reveiw on this car is that it is one of the most amizing cars that i have ever owned and i would never get rid of it .... it handles like a dream and i love it

Pros: the handleing and the great performance of it

Cons: the suspention likes to go out when i drive lol

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1990 Audi 90 Automatic Review
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Drove This One For Years...expensive To Fix But Loved It. — Still looked okay at 283k drove very solid and had all the toys. Miss the solid feel but man when things go wrong it is damn expensive.

Pros: Very Solid and great at high speed.

Cons: Acceleration was not great and expensive to fix.

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1990 Audi 90 Quattro Review
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Beast In The Snow, Better Than Most Overall — Not the most reliable car, but not too bad for one that's 18 years old with almost 200K on the clock. Little stuff breaks here and there and can be pricey to fix, but I'm still on the original engine, transmission AND CLUTCH. For thos of you who drive stick, you know that's pretty damn good to have almost 200K on the factory clutch. Performace is solid, 160ish hp on a 3100lb car, not gonna win any drag races, but cornering is decent, especially for a car this old. It helps that it's the 20v Quattro model, which has upgraded suspension, transmission, and wheels/tires. Winter performance is very impressive. 12-18" of snow doesn't stop this car! Even with half-worn all-season tires, I had no problem driving through a few snowstorms, passing SUVs and semis with confidence. Definitely would make a perfect winter car for handling, but not so much for reliability. The starter went out on me in the middle of the winter and then the radiator had problems.

Pros: UNstoppable in the snow

Cons: nickel and dime you to the poorhouse

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1990 Audi 90 Quattro Review
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Small Big Fun — The Audi 90 might not have the biggest engine or access to hi-tech transmissions, but it is comfortably the quickest version on sale.

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Pros: Supremely effective at covering ground quickly, build quality, image.

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Reviews From Other Years

1995 Audi 90 Reviews

Quick Sleeper. By mdmiles

The car is a good commuter or mountain car. It has solid performance while being a bit unassuming. The handling and traction in wet and snow is marvelous. After 185k miles it is still strong and an... Read More

Audi By Adam

its a good car overall i only use it as a winter commuter. the all wheel drive works great. only running all season tires that are slightly worn a little and still do not loose any traction whats so... Read More

1994 Audi 90 Reviews

Getting A Little Old But Its Still Lots Of Fun. By Chris

I love the car to death unfortunately it’s getting close to that end of its life. I like to keep parts genuine, this is no Jap car. Parts with an Audi badge on them cost the earth. Its also one of the... Read More

Great Fun On The Cheap! By Since59

Almost two years back I was in need of a super inexpensive daily driver. I wanted something that was interesting to drive and not too common. After searching the local used car lots I found a 1994 A... Read More

1993 Audi 90 Reviews

Audi By Matt

over 200,000 miles and still running very strong ;) Quick acceleration Heated seats are nice. Takes me back and forth every day without problems. plenty of creature comforts such as a sunroof heate... Read More

Grat Var 9 Out Of 10 By jamesbarchi

I love my '93 Audi 90 CS 5spd. It has 192K on it and I still drive it like a race car. It was hard finding a short shifter for it but I did find one and it works really well. The car tops out at aroun... Read More

1991 Audi 90 Reviews

I Can't Get Rid Of It By carllewis55

I like all of the interior features but the outside of the car could use some work. I think it's because of the old paint job and the dull look it gives. It just doesn't shine like some of my other ca... Read More

Love The Appearance, Not Much Fun Of The Performance By Ling

Shift heavier. Gas mileage was not great but has all the luxury settings an old car can have, heated seat and automatic seat adjustment. Some of the newer cars do not even have all these. Style is OK ... Read More

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