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Anyone know anything about Audi's

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Some1, Mar 6, 2005.

  1. Some1

    Some1 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 13, 2001 Messages: 14,835 Likes Received: 92
    i looked at a 1995 S6 today low miles i guess its rare from the research i have done but what i want to know is there anything i should be worried about with audi's or anything. i havent heard anything bad about them but lemme hear some personal experiences...

    thanks guys...
     
  2. boogie hands

    boogie hands 12oz Legend

    Joined: Feb 15, 2001 Messages: 16,059 Likes Received: 13
    i almost bought an A4 instead of the car i have now. the car was so fun to drive but the amount of electrical components scared me (more stuff=more that can go wrong). i took it my mechanic and he pretty much told me that buying this car was going to be a very, very expensive move. the prices for parts are through the roof and apparently they tend to have quite a few problems. one thing to consider about luxury cars is that they are made for people with a fair amount of money. the $300 to $400 a month may not seem that bad but take into account the cost of part and upkeep and you can break yourself quickly. ive always found that going for the top of the line "average" car (jetta, accord, etc.) is the way to go. you still get lots of goodies without the $100 oil changes.
     
  3. The Leader

    The Leader Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 23, 2005 Messages: 1,591 Likes Received: 1
    Yeah. Overall Audi's are good cars, but if shit fucks up you better have an arsenal of 100 dollar bills.
     
  4. rental

    rental Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 1, 2001 Messages: 7,641 Likes Received: 1
    i think audis are cute, and i thought they were good cars til i was talking to some guy. two of his friends bought new ones, and, literally, around 20 things on at least one of the new cars broke in the first year, but luckily it was all under warranty still.
     
  5. postmodernism

    postmodernism Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 27, 2005 Messages: 135 Likes Received: 0
    Ive never heard of the S6. The S4 is a fine car. Audi and Volkswagen are owned by the same people. Volkswagen. Jetta and Audi. A4 are almost the same car. Inside and out. VW parts are expensive and the labor is Outrageous. I expect Audi would cost more. Althought, some parts may interchange making this cheaper for you. I would probably have my Audi serviced at a VW dealership. I almost want to get a job as a porter. Paid training and a valuable skill. Learn to fix cars myself.... parts for cost discount labor. Is it just me or does Heiniken suck? Aquired taste?
     
  6. boogie hands

    boogie hands 12oz Legend

    Joined: Feb 15, 2001 Messages: 16,059 Likes Received: 13
    someone was telling me that heiniken deliberatley skunks their beer before shipping to the states. apparently that what "we" like...party stories aside, the fact remains that heiniken does in fact suck. another fact is that i drink it often and i dont know why.
     
  7. Some1

    Some1 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 13, 2001 Messages: 14,835 Likes Received: 92
    Hey guys thanks alot for the input i basically had the same fears that you are all talking about. i think i am going to stick with my first choice which was the 00 maxima so hard to find a fucking 5 speed so i checked around found this audi but ill just continue my search for the max.

    thanks again everyone
     
  8. WhiteOx

    WhiteOx Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 4, 2003 Messages: 3,691 Likes Received: 0
    I drive a 1996 A4. Never had anything serious break down that I can remember although its getting a routine service right now.

    Its good. Heineken sucks
     
  9. WhiteOx

    WhiteOx Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 4, 2003 Messages: 3,691 Likes Received: 0
    I just want to add that new S4s are fucking awesome although fucking expensive.
     
  10. Frate_Raper

    Frate_Raper Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 20, 2000 Messages: 7,973 Likes Received: 168
    Tirerod ends,controll arms an alingments......some times the dash can brunout.I drive a 2001 a4,it's been good to me so far but I got to get some things done to it.This winters been hard on it.I gotta get the tires rotated and a front end alignment and if she still wanders after that I'm going into the big bucks with tirerod ends etc etc.....


    I will never drive another car Audis are the shit,fuck a bmw and a jag I drove everything you can think of before I desided to go with a4.
     
  11. InfiniteWisdomOfThePezDispenser

    InfiniteWisdomOfThePezDispenser Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 27, 2004 Messages: 164 Likes Received: 0
    Audi's are dope cars, especially the S series, but they are not cheap to fix. I think it'd be safer to get the Maxima, but the Audi would get you more tail.
     
  12. hopeizm

    hopeizm Member

    Joined: Oct 3, 2003 Messages: 578 Likes Received: 1
    They are pretty good cars, engines are very reliable as long as t you treat them right and its not hard to work on them yourself (jap cars are a nightmare)....... best thing to do is get a hook up in europe to send you parts... although as the guy previously said they are the same as a vw
     
  13. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 234
    is it quatro?

    if your choice is between an audi and a maxima, the fact that you even have to consider a maxima gives you your answer.
    audi's are good cars but anything ten years old is going to start having issues, which are going to cost money.
    get the maxima.
     
  14. Dirty_habiT

    Dirty_habiT Administrator

    Joined: Mar 8, 2001 Messages: 18,100 Likes Received: 73
  15. Frate_Raper

    Frate_Raper Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 20, 2000 Messages: 7,973 Likes Received: 168
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