Overall I am grateful for the exceptional handling, especially fantastic in snow, but the expensive parts and repairs after ~70k miles have me disappointed in the long term value of this car. Just before the extended warranty ran out, I had the AM radio fixed (it had never worked). When I picked up the car I found that the warranty company had paid about $1,000 for that repair alone. Since then I've been spending about $1.5k - 3k every six months on repairs. As noted in other reviews, CD player failed and LCD panel faded at about 80k. The cup holders are flawed. I also no longer run back to the dealer to pay $110 for diagnosing the Check Engine Light that comes on every 2-3 months.
Bose stereo rocks. Quattro drive and Tiptronic are amazing. Handles ice covered hills with ease. (In a recent Colorado blizzard, I was run off a dirt road by a large funiture truck traveling far too fast. The Audi pulled out of that snow filled ditch without a hitch and I kissed the steering wheel!)
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