1998 Audi A3 User Reviews

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    Awesome Car. Very Good Value — 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 to boring and fairly gutless. Excellent car for money though. Recommend especially to women

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

    Pros: Beautifull car to drive, just make sure you find one with good history that has been looked after otherwise it will cost u a lot of £££s

    Cons: Look out for the unloved ones or it will hit u hard

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    Good Car — 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

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: good to drive

    Cons: gearbox

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    5000 — The perfect car for a student. Especially with the diesel engines. Perfect performance, low fuel consumption. The only minor problem is that sometimes the spare parts of Audi are not that cheap as those of other car makers. A good car overall.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Performance

    Cons: Maintanance

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    The Finest Hatchback Ever Built? — Proper little car, used it to take my baby home from hospital and also for some savage laps of the Nurburgring. Not many cars at any price are this well put together, and the 1.8T motor was both quick and frugal, I really wish I had kept this car, I sold it to a good friend and it is still going strong!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Engine, mpg, nappa leather trim, build quality, sound system, solid feel to controls.

    Cons: Another 50 horses would be nice.

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    Quality Cheap Fun Motoring — Cheap hot hatch. 1.8 turbo bullet proof engine, easy to modify and upgrade cheaply. Good handling, ride, build quality and very, very reliable. Petrol not to bad, average 25 MPG combined thrashing and easy. Prefer this original model as is lighter and more basic.

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

    Pros: Reliable, fun and low maintenance

    Cons: Insurance is high relative to performance.

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    Good — ok not bad drive fairly quick, when u get 1 problem normally a lot more follow abs light a pain in the arse electrics seem to have a mind of their own, id recommend getting the 2001 model more reliable

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: quickish

    Cons: spent 700 quid in last 2 months when u get 1 problem loads more follow

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    Speed And Style — buy it!! love it!!! german build quality will last forever, if you want to have some fun and a ride please let me know... women only, sorry for being sexist ;) a lot of fun from a 2 door car plenty of space

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: awesome acceleration

    Cons: none

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    Sweet — it is one of the best cars ever made, instant sweet performance. once you have had one you would never go for anything else unless you go for the s3 hehe obviously that is if you dont go for summit bigger

    Pros: instant perfomance, amazing build quality

    Cons: none

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    A3 Good Strong Powerfull Car — very reliable and upgradeable car well reccommend another even with 135k on the clock still does 155mph reli good just reqs 6 speed box reli!brakes reli good better now discs upgraded to grooved build quality great even with 12yrs paint warranty

    Pros: reli good on power great fun car to drive

    Cons: poor on fuel could do with quattro like

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    Great Car Overall — It is a nice car, actually nice might be an understatement. This is a 1.8T automatic. The vehicle is very good, extremely study build quaility, good performance and good mileage. The car is fun to drive but understeers a lot, a problem seen in most other Audis of that era. The turning circle is not a big one but it is sufficient, the thing that bugs me a bit is that when you are sitting behind the wheel the car seems bigger than it actually is. In time you get used to that. We installed a direct injection LPG power and the car runs extremely smooth, we get 12/100 l. intown and 9/100 l. outside of the city. The parts are expensive as with all Audis.

    Pros: Cheap to run, Sturdy, Nice performance

    Cons: bad turning circle

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    2012 Audi A3 Reviews

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    2011 Audi A3 Reviews

    Would Buy Again But As A Used Car By migration_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

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    2010 Audi A3 Reviews

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