2003 Audi TT 225hp quattro AWD 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
Although the first few months of ownership were filled with computer related and dealer repair problems (almost 1 month to get is all working). It is tough to find a replacement vehicle, at this price, that offers the style and design features of the TT Roadster. The Baseball Optic leather seats with dark blue and blue canvas roof and brushed metal hardware are striking and hold up to wear well. They speak to the high standards of Audi's designers and engineers. The power train and exhaust have been reliable. There is more than enough hp/torque for an everyday vehicle and the all-wheel drive has served when needed. "Keyless" entry occasionally needs reprogramming it eats batteries.
The manual 6 transmission, steering and breaking systems give the driver great control. The motorized convertible roof and motorized rear windscreen are well designed. Fuel consumption was an average of 27.5 mpg after 5 years 10 months of use. Interior fit and finish is outstanding.
Better suspension, beefier roll bars and better quality struts!! Computer operated electric window needs to be a bit more reliable. The window, after its entry position, fails to return to closed position and "one-press" to open sometimes stops in mid-position.
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