In addition to 3 gas-guage, a front
bumper and some other recall, leaking
windshield washer, and a broken mirror
switch all under warranty, the Check
Engine light came on at 51,000 miles.
Surprise: both catalytic converters are
shot (covered), and the tranny and main
rear seals are leaking (not covered,
My one concern before buying an Audi
was their poor reputation for build
quality, which improved in the 1990s so
I took a chance on the long-term
mechanical reliability. I love driving
this car but for the price it is not
nearly reliable enough and we've only
had it for 3 1/2 years.