2005 Audi A4 Review | Edmunds.com

2005 Audi A4

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Audi A4 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.0 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 220 hp @ 6300 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 16/24 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes

Review of the 2005 Audi A4

  • The A4 is luxurious, sporty, winterproof and a few grand cheaper than BMW's 3 Series. As such, it's one of our favorite entry-luxury cars.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Classy, well-constructed interiors, sharp handling, precise steering, available all-wheel drive, generous maintenance program.

  • Cons

    Engines short on low-end torque, sport package makes for a choppy ride.

  • What's New for 2005

    A4 sedans and wagons get new bi-xenon headlamps along with a new satellite/navigation/AM and FM radio antenna. Satellite radio (XM or Sirius) is now optional on the A4 Cabriolet. OnStar is no longer an available option. A substantially refreshed A4 debuts as a midyear release, and boasts new engines, an upgraded chassis and revised styling.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 16
  • cty
/
  • 24
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



3.0 quatro a4 cabriolet

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Vehicle: 2005 Audi A4 3.0 quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

I do enjoy this car since I first got it. The interior designed was great and so its interior: wooden dash, leather seats quality worth every pennies. There were few problems after 10k miles of driving like the cable to the trunk cover for convertible top, rear light bulb. The other major issues was the ignition coils that went bad, check engine light on. The dealership had it replaced no costs. The car has 30k miles and still running like new without any other issues. Overall, this car is the best so far since my past cars: Benz, Acura, Lexus. Plus, its convertible top and silver color made it stand out. I couldn't came up with any reason to get rid of it other than high payments.




Used but perfect!!

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Vehicle: 2005 Audi A4 3.0 quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

After looking around for a new A4 Cab, I decided to save some bucks and get one with all the bells and whistles. No disappointments here... great car, perfect size, appointments and styling. I've had many near and full luxury autos... this one's the best. All the performance but with an understated brand. Love this car!




A fun car in all

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Vehicle: 2005 Audi A4 3.0 quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

I parted with a '93 Toyota Supra for my Audi 3.0 Quattro convertible. It has it all---style, performance, luxury, all wheel drive, comfort---the whole package. I've been nothing but pleased with the car. For style + safety, this is the car for you.




Best all around-er

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Vehicle: 2005 Audi A4 3.0 quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

Absolutely wonderful car! Great looking/performing sporty 4 seater convertible with all-wheel-drive for Omaha winters.. you won't be disappointed with this one!




Most enjoyable ride ever...

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Vehicle: 2005 Audi A4 3.0 quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

After much research and test drives, I purchased my A4 Cab. It fits me , it's fun, it has great style, is fast enough to get into trouble, and better than my 4-runner in snow. I had heard rumors of poor service and maintnence troubles. No frets and regrets.




Great car

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Vehicle: 2005 Audi A4 3.0 quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

This car has given me no trouble and it is a piece of jewelry to look at. I love the way it sounds and it handles great. The only downside to this car is that too many people notice me which isn't a downside at all. Now as far as power, Audi really did not give enough oomph for a V6 and I am disappointed. However I do love the car despite its slow tendencies.



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Full 2005 Audi A4 Review

What's New for 2005

A4 sedans and wagons get new bi-xenon headlamps along with a new satellite/navigation/AM and FM radio antenna. Satellite radio (XM or Sirius) is now optional on the A4 Cabriolet. OnStar is no longer an available option. A substantially refreshed A4 debuts as a midyear release, and boasts new engines, an upgraded chassis and revised styling.

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Talk About The 2005 A4

2005 Audi A4 Discussions See all Started By

bmwccc
bmwccc
06-16-2004
I am wondering why there isn't much talk about the upcomiong changes to the A4 line happeneing in Feb or next year....


ask2
ask2
11-11-2005
Long story short, I have now moved on to the VW Passat 3.6 as it has all the options that I am interested in. While I was shopping around, I happened to run across the last 2005.5 Audi A4 quattro at ...


libertycat
libertycat
07-03-2003
Finally, the A4 has all it needs to be the only total competitor to the 3 Series. It will have a sedan, coupe, wagon, and convertible plus a performance version (S4) like the BMW M3. The C Class, CTS,...



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