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Fun car to drive!
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By fbellay
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2001 Audi A4 Wagon 1.8T Avant Quattro AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

This is a very comfortable and fun car
to drive. I like the feeling of
control when driving the car, thanks
to the Quattro transmission.

I've had only one minor problem with
it. An aligment wheel which got
covered by the waranty.

The sad thing with these luxury cars
is the depreaction which is pretty
steep.

My only regret with this car is its
lack of power (1.8T engine). It
sometimes feel underpowered. My next
car will also be an A4, but this time
with the bigger engine V6 or even the
S4 if I can afford it.


Best Features

Quattro Audio Bose System>> I love listening music in my car! Auto Dimming mirror Sunroof Next time, I'll also get the winter package (heating seats)


Worst Features

More HP with the 1.8T engine


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A4 Avant - Amazing car!
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By Jbrockettm
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2001 Audi A4 Wagon 2.8 Avant Quattro AWD 4dr Wagon (2.8L 6cyl 5M)


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Though a wagon, never feels like one.
Handles like a dream. Puts a smile on
the face of anyone who gets behind the
wheel. Solid, jaunty, nervy car,
handles on the curves like no other car
on the road. You feel safe driving this
thing and you are. Plus, if you're
naughty and crank it up past 100,
you'll see what it's all about:
shakeless, silent splendor!


Best Features

Overall handling, acceleration, braking, carving turns, slipping into tiptronic for g-force acceleration...


Worst Features

Hard to improve.


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Fantastic wagon
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By T-bone
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2001 Audi A4 Wagon 1.8T Avant Quattro AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

This is the best car I have ever
owned. It is practical yet is a total
blast to drive. I love whipping
around the interstate ramps in this
car - it really hunkers down in the
twisties with very little body roll
noticeable. My wife loves it too. I
have a hard time getting her to let me
drive it. The optional Bose sound
system rocks. It did
very well in the snow/ice the past two
winters with all-season tires. It is
bolted together very tightly - no
rattles or squeaks after 2+
years of driving over the terrible St.
Louis city roads. Very reliable.


Best Features

Performance coupled with practicality. Heated front seats. Safety. Our dealer treats my wife with respect and do all work quickly - Parktown Imports, St. Louis


Worst Features

Leather instead of leatherette in a car that is north of 30 grand. OEM Brake pads that don't generate so much dust. More back seat leg room (I understand this is addressed in the new body style)


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Great car for active lifestyles!
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By yss
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2001 Audi A4 Wagon 1.8T Avant Quattro AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

I've had this car for close to 2 years
now... and the only problem has been a
pair of squeeky windshield wipers. The
car handles wonderfully... my quattro
wagon handles better than my buddy's
BMW 330ci. It's fun to drive and great
for trips with friends and all our
gear. The car gets lousy gas
mileage... I get about 13 mpg in the
city! Well, what can I expect? I live
in San Francisco and I drive up many
steep hills in a relatively heavy car
with all wheel drive! However, I can
drive from San Francisco down to LA on
one tank of gas! Overall, a great
car!


Best Features

Handles like a champ.... with the Quattro, sport suspension, and the 17" wheels, I can whip around sharp corners with my foot on the gas pedal. Love the Bose system... great sound at all volumes!


Worst Features

I live in San Francisco... and the car is sluggish on steep hills.... the car could use some more torque for the hills. Also, the drink holders are poorly placed... right above the stereo system!


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Stay Away from Audi
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By MAG
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2001 Audi A4 Wagon 1.8T Avant Quattro AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

By 5000 miles enginge coils failed one
by one. They were all replaced but
failed again. Ground fault sensor was
installed. Now they are misfiring.


Best Features

Brake


Worst Features

Engine reliability.


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