2003 Audi A8 Consumer Review: Unhappy A8L Owner

2003 Audi A8 - Consumer Review

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L quattro Sedan (4.2L V8 AWD 5-speed Automatic)

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Unhappy A8L Owner
By Don'tBuyAnAudi on


2003 Audi A8 L quattro AWD 4dr Sedan (4.2L 8cyl 5A)


This vehicle has been in the shop 3
times since I leased it on 2/1/03 for
various problems. The tire pressure
warning light came on the very first
day I had the car (tire pressure
sensors were ultimately replaced). The
fuel gage was faulty and I ran out of
gas while the gage read 1/3 tank full
("fuel gage sender" was ultimately
replaced). The check engine light came
on the very next day after having
picked up the car from the shop the
second time. It would not hold an idle
and died unless I kept my foot on the
gas ("instrument cluster" was
replaced). The navigation system
shorted ("navigation cd assembly" was

Best Features

At the moment there are none. However, when I return the vehicle to Audi, my favorite feature will be that it is out of my life!

Worst Features

Perhaps Audi should go back to "square one" and build a car that is actually worth the $70,000 sticker.
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