1997 Audi Cabriolet Consumer Review: Beautiful, but only to the eye
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1997 Audi Cabriolet - Consumer Review

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Base Convertible (2.8L V6 4-speed Automatic)

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Beautiful, but only to the eye.
By Random Beast on

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1997 Audi Cabriolet 2dr Convertible

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This vehicle is very, very attractive. Mechanically it has been very disappointing. The engine is lame. I don't need a power house but this engine is simply not eager. We've had many problems with this car, passenger seat jammed, engine light on consistently, front suspension issues, roof won't open all the time, driver window regulator blew, fuel gauge inaccurate and fails, replaced fuel tank evaporator valve, seats squeak, replace engine seals due to oil leaks, water pump failed early, cigarette lighter doesn't work, radio antennae mast failed, trunk lid struts failed and other minor irritants. The car isn't as good a handling vehicle as my '97 BMW. Fuel economy isn't stellar. Don't buy 1!

Favorite Features

Convertible top when it works. Beautiful styling and the metallic white is stunning.

Suggested Improvements

Drive train and pretty much any of the fragile working parts. This car is riddled with them. See review details.
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