Used 1994 Audi 100 CS quattro Consumer Reviews | Edmunds
ADVERTISEMENT

1994 Audi 100 - Consumer Reviews

Average Consumer Rating

4 Total Reviews

View reviews for a specific 100 model:
ADVERTISEMENT

Sort by

Most Recent|
Most Recent Most Helpful Highest Rating Lowest Rating
Audi 100cs Avant
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By jpcanuck
on

Vehicle

1994 Audi 100 CS quattro 4dr Wagon AWD


Review

Of the 9 European cars Iíve owned, the í94 Audi 100cs Avant wagon is by far my favourite. I paid $7,500CAD in September 2003 with 198,000 km (118K miles), from my local independent Audi/VW garage. Since then, Iíve clocked 80,000 km of relatively trouble free miles with the exception of front end suspension work, thermostat replacement and brake work ($1900CAD), all common repairs for any high mileage used car. As typical of late Audis, the body and paint are solid showing only superficial rust - not bad for a car thatís seen 14 years of winter road salt. As for performance, itís no rocket off the mark, yet at highway speeds of 160 km, itís like driving on glass - yeah it's all about the Quattro!


Favorite Features

Quattro, the best handling car save rear drive BMW M5. For this reason my teeenage sons would rather drive the Audi instead of their mom's Saab 9-5 Aero. Bose audio system is awesome, it's set up perfectly to the wagon and let's not forget Audi's fit and finish: it's second to none.


Suggested Improvements

Manual tranny for the A6, although the newer Audi bi-turbo Allroad does offer a 6 speed.


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

to better winter driver
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By wtmakp
on

Vehicle

1994 Audi 100 CS quattro 4dr Wagon AWD


Review

This is the best winter driving car I have ever driven. In icy conditions it handles so well you have to keep reminding yourself not to drive too fast. Things have had to be fixed and yes very expensive, i.e. water pump,fuel sensor,ignition switch,all oil head gaskets. No major mechanical. I've decided to sell this and had been looking for minivans,less expensive vehicles to replace this like something toyota, for 2 months-and what did I come up with--99 audi a6 wagon. The driving experience is just too tough to give up! So I'll try one more time to see how many things have to be fixed!


Favorite Features

quattro,interior,heaviness of car and the solid doors.


Suggested Improvements

make them somehow so they don't have the weakness of the water pumps,oil gaskets (which are both common things that go wrong with them)


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Money Pit
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Yowza
on

Vehicle

1994 Audi 100 CS quattro 4dr Wagon AWD


Review

Took a chance on a high-mileage vehicle for winter-only use. Lost this bet big- time: I've driven it a total of 14,000 miles and it's been in the shop 21 times (no lie!) and so far I've spent $5,400 on repairs and there are still 3 nagging problems that can't seem to be solved. Every repair takes three or more attempts before it's finished (oil pressure warning light problem has taken 7 visits so far, and we're not done yet).


Favorite Features

Comfort, ride quality, bells & whistles (when they work, that is).


Suggested Improvements

Design a car with parts that will last more than 20 or 30 thousand miles. This car is incredibly complex to fix. If you want reliability, stay away!


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

The German Luxowagon
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Terence L. Smith
on

Vehicle

1994 Audi 100 CS quattro 4dr Wagon AWD


Review

My 1994 Audi 100CS Quatto Avante Likes: Everything! Superb styling inside/out. Materials used are second to none; after 172000 miles, you would be hard put to tell mine from new. Handling is excellent, I leave cars in the dust on twisty roads. It's a car you fall in love with instantly; no more Detroit junk for me! Dis-likes (mild): Gas mileage sucks. 17 in city, 20 city & highway combo, 22 highway. Weighs almost 2.5 tons & is therefore very solid and safe-feeling (like a tank!), but with only a 2.8 V- 6, mileage should be better. Power could be better, needs a turbo. Emergency brake should be stronger. Gas pedal & brake pedal are too close together.


Favorite Features

Leather seating, dashboard layout, automatic climate control, sunroof, style, style, style


Suggested Improvements

More power via turbo on larger V-6. Better gas mileage. Better emergency brake. Separate gas & brake pedals by another inch. Where's the damn ammeter??!


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

ADVERTISEMENT

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.

ADVERTISEMENT

New Car Buying Guides

See which cars and trucks our editors recommend

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411