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A blast to drive but VERY pricey to fix!
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By Paul
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2004 Audi A4 3.0 quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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This is an amazing car to drive. It handles like a dream on both dry roads and ice packed roads. The interior is beautiful and very functional. You will definitely get some head turns with this car. I would, however, anyone who is considering buying this car to reconsider. The car is extremely expensive to fix and seems to have more problems than the average car. I have taken amazing car of the car but unfortunately it has not returned the favor. In the past 6 months I have put approximately $4500 into the car. I don't know how much longer I can keep it up. I would highly recommend looking at a Toyota convertible.


Favorite Features

The 220 hp engine and AWD! It handles like it is on rails!


Suggested Improvements

Much better reliability. The car would be absolutely prefect if it wasn't riddled with so many electrical problems. Don't let the perks of the car blind you from the fact that you might be in the shop every month.


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Best car ever
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By audi 1.8t
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2004 Audi A4 1.8T Fwd 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


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This car is better than any other. Has awesome stereo lots of bass sounds great. Has lots of power from a 1.8 t. Great sport suspension rides as if the car was riding on rails, love the smooth shifting. Really beats any other car. Great gas mileage, comfortable to drive over 1200 miles.


Favorite Features

Sport suspension, the smooth shifting pretty fast, no turbo lag, no problems, great awesome car


Suggested Improvements

Audi should have put the 2.0t motor in the 2004 a4 - would be a lot faster


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5 years of A4 3.0 AWD
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By roadman
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2004 Audi A4 3.0 quattro AWD 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


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Excellent car overall. The original tires Pirrelli 4 season are problems. Had side wall bubbles on all 4. Car has been to the garage only for maintenance and to replace the headlight washer cover which fell off twice. 85,000 miles so far. Also problem with wheels, they tend to hit the curbs when parallel parking due to the curve of the wheel they stick out from the tire. They get scrapped easily. Everything else is awesome, I'd buy another.


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Major Let Down
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By AKA4
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2004 Audi A4 1.8T quattro AWD 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


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Bought this car used July 4th, 2008. Immaculate condition. No dents, no scraps, everything worked! One month into it, the auto leveling headlghts malfunctioned, power windows failed, Pirelli tires were awful! Then, coil packs failed, engined missfired and had to be towed away! Rattles galore! I love the engine sound, interior style, material quality and over all subtle style. If you're gonna buy this car buy a good after market warranty, and have it inspected thouroughly before purchasing!


Favorite Features

6cd in dash changer, Xenon brightness, tank in severe weather, interior layout, quality materials! Great MPG, even if you have a lead foot.


Suggested Improvements

The most uncomfortable seats I've ever sat in! Build quality, electrical gremlins, in dash cup holder, (that's just asking for trouble) and horrible storage/ arm rest!


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Great Second Car
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By nu2audi
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2004 Audi A4 3.0 quattro AWD 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


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I purchased a used 2004 3.0 Quattro with 5 speed auto for a second car. I'm quite impressed with the fit and finish and not a squeak in a car with 59000 miles on it. It's quick, smooth and fun to drive. I had a 2001 BMW 530 and swear this car rides better, feels faster and matches the Bimmer in every comfort category.


Favorite Features

Bose sound system is amazing. Quattro is great for Chicago winters. 3.0 seems ready for role at all times.


Suggested Improvements

Eliminate display message and tone to press brake pedal every time the engine is started. Better placement of cup holder. Better throttle tip-in from a start.


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