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Worst Car I've EVER Owned
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Vehicle2003 Audi A6 3.0 quattro AWD 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
ReviewI purchased my 03 A6 3.0 certified pre-owned with just over 36k miles. It has been without question the worst car I've ever owned. 3x stranded roadside and counting. Numerous major repair items not covered by warranty. V-belt failed 15,000 miles before scheduled to be replaced, caused auto tensioner to seize and break ($2,500) not covered by warranty. Motor mounts failed ($600) not covered. Carbon deposits in throttle body cause SEVERE vibration. (proposed repair well over 2) Fake wood dashboard pieces have popped off and will not stay on. I follow maintenance schedule to a T including $80 full synthetic oil changes, engine idles like an old pickup 2,500 miles into a 10k mile oil change.
Best FeaturesForced to pick something I will admit it has a good stereo. The ride in the first 15,000 miles of purchasing new tires is also nice. After 15k on tires you might as well be driving an old Gremlin or a pick-up truck.
Worst Features1) Honor your warranty, don't sell people a cpo warranty and hide behind the fine print when something happens. 2) Live up to your reputation as building cars on par with Mercedes. I've owned a Mercedes E class, my A6 isn't anywhere close. Its closer to a old Chevy than a Mercedes Benz.
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