2002 Audi S4 quattro AWD 4dr Sedan (2.7L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
I was looking to purchase a vehicle to
replace my huge 2001 GMC Yukon XL with
a bit better milage and more
performance. I looked into the S4, the
330xi, the IS300, and the Subaru
Impreza WRX. None of them compared to
the S4. The performance and smoothness
of the S4 blew all of them out of the
water except the Impreza WRX, but the
build quality of the S4 made that
difference quickly. The dealer service
has been excellent, though the oil
changes are a but infrequent.
With a GIAC X Chip, the power is
amazing, and there have been no
reliability problems yet. The handling
is excellent as well.
The shifter is horrible. It doesn't
shift well in cold weather, and never
does a performace 1-2 or a smooth 2-1
shift. I also expected better milage
than 21mpg average with the turbo V6.
For someone that really likes music,
skip the Monsoon and put in your own
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