Fun to drive.
Handles great with AWD and goes right up snowy hills in Worcester.
Overall solid feel to the car.
Doesn't look like a 15 year old car at all and I don't do anything special to take care of it.
Expensive repairs come with the deal - expect them.
Wheel bearings (make sure your wheels are balanced and car aligned), flex pipes, dirt in ABS sensor lights the dash. Dash is currently lit up like a Christmas tree.
I'll miss it but I'm scrapping it with too many repairs needed for an '06 Ford Escape Hybrid AWD (I MUST have AWD)
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I got a great deal on the car in 2006 and planned on driving it for a year and then selling it to make some profit. I was blown away after the first winter driving this car in Northeast Ohio. After 245k the paint still looks new there's no rust the engine runs great the transmission shifts perfectly.. my only complaint is that I have been through 6 wheel bearings and 8 control arms.. I was told by my mechanic get used to the oil leak that is just the Audi way of marking its territory..
there is nothing on this car that is cheap to repair.
even though I paid cash for my car I still consider the repairs to be a monthly car payment. But still my favorite car
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