2004 Audi A4 Wagon 3.0 Avant quattro AWD 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
Wanted a versatile do-it-all vehicle (be
fun, sporty, stylish, and practical
(cargo and winter). Love the design and
features (though maybe not the
complexity and weight); still undecided
about the suspension tuning. I endlessly
debated the Sport Package but the stock
ride is as firm as I want day-to-day on
bad roads, and only in certain
situations have I wished that things
were more pulled-together. (I think
better AWD driving technique would
help!) The Avant?s position in space is
hard to judge now, but I?m sure I?ll
adjust to the dimensions and sightlines
over time. 2200 miles/6 months on the
car, no problems and no rattles/squeaks.
Overall design and detail; engine growl
on acceleration, otherwise quiet;
firm but supple ride; responsive
steering; firm seats like a block of
potter's clay; thunk of closing doors
and decklid; comprehensive safety gear;
Bose/Sirius audio; Driver Information
Display; low-beam pattern/color.
Shorten clutch pedal travel. Add another
ignition switch position. Lengthen
front-seat bottom cushion (and I'm only
5-8). Change black color of engine-oil
dipstick tip. Design a hole-less front
license-plate system. Make moonroof and
xenons stand-alone options; offer
2004 Audi A4 Wagon 1.8T Avant quattro AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
I am looking at $1500-2000 of repairs
to my gas tank,wheel lining and shock
absorber, not to mention the
replacement tire,which was $180,
because I had a flat tire on this
vehicle at 2389 miles. To my dismay,
neither the dealership, nor Audi of
America, will stand behind their
vehicle and cover any of this cost. I
apparently had a leaking gas tank for
several days before the "check engine"
light alerted me to a potential problem.
It would seem that the design of this
automobile should address the severe
damage that apparently can be caused on
this car from a flat tire. It makes me
concerned about my safety.
I don't have any. I feel unsafe in the
car and any pleasure I take in driving
it is erased by this fact.
First, Audi should make their filler
line and gas tank two parts, so it
doesn't cost $800 to replace when any
part of either is damaged. Secondly,
they should get rid of "low profile
tires". They blow when punctured with
almost no warning. Third, they should
stand behind their product.
2004 Audi A4 Wagon 1.8T Avant quattro AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5A)
Car is easy to handle; seats are
cimfortable and firm; accelerates well
on expressway; Drivers controls are
easy reach; I have a problem with the
cup holder location, it is limited in
the size and height of cups it will
Interior and Sunroof snd style of
cup holder should be down under the
center console to make it sturdier.
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