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3.0tdi quattro auto

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by p1tse, May 16, 2010.

  1. p1tse

    p1tse Member

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    am i right in thinking all quattro auto will be tiptronic and not the poor perception/review of multitronic?

    any issues with these, do they have a cam chain?
    anything to take note on used examples at circa 80k on a 2005 plate?

    what do you think is a good price for a 2005, 3.0tdi avant with about 80k?
    i'm not really one to look at such high mileage cars due to more expense on maintenance and resale value of being such a high miler

    opinions?
     
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    Yes the 3.0 Tdi has a cam chain, yes i beleive the quattro is tiptronic, i have manual but i have driven the 3.0 tdi auto and to be honest prefer manual.( although its a rarity)

    To be honest mate 80k is nothing on a 3.0 Tdi V6 as long as its been regularly serviced and looked after, i would say your looking at anywhere between £11-13k depending on spec/condition etc

    Remember the 3.0 tdi v6 quattro is a rare engine and they dont come up very often.
     
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  3. p1tse

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    Thanks
    I assume cam chain doesn't require change?
    Never had a tdi but any issues with the diesel particle filter etc?

    Having a dsg as the main car, we're looking at autos

    apart from the normal oil change and filters etc what are the big services?
     
  4. rowdyboy

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    I have a 2005 3.0tdi manual, I bought it a year ago with 80k on it. I've had no issues so far. I paid £11k with FASH from an independant dealer. The cam chain doesn't require changing. I beleive the 2005 doesn't have a DPF but I can't be 100% certain on that. The only thing I will say is they eat tyres but that seems to the same on all audi's. Good luck with the search.

    Ref the servicing, main dealers for a major service is approx £400 - £450 is. Specialist £300 ish. I do mine myself, using genuine parts and castrol edge oil, £150.
     
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    thanks

    i have a R32 2006 with only 25k, DSG all the toys, but it doesn't carry all the baby gear when visiting friends and family LOL
    also could do with something more economical
     
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    what mpg do you get?

    how many miles to a tank on average and how many litres to fill up after?
     
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    I love the 3.0 tdi avant b7, economical even for a V6 3.0, certainly way more than a R32 guzzler, also its roomy, 4wd & the tip is perfect tbh for less stress whilst driving & especially with kids as no need to flaff about with clutch/gear changes huh.

    IIRC there is a 205 & 233 version no?

    I still lust after 1 of these since I got shot of my S4 B6 Avant few years ago.
     
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    There might be one for sale in the not too distant future!!
     
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    Yes mate there is TDV which is the 233bhp version and an older 205bhp version!
     
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    yeah, what you going for then & why the change?
     
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    what's the spec and auto?
    what mileage do you get from a tank?
     
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    what makes the difference a different map or more?
     
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    Quite different from what I've read. My manual one averages 35mpg upto 40 on a run. Really pleased with it.

    I need a new chain tensioner on my 2005 110k car, a bit pissed off as it has full dealer history. Just one of those things I'm told!

    Have a drive think you'll be impressed. Wish I'd tried an auto, but I wanted the extra performance and economy of the manual.

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    i've driven a 3.0d auto in bmw guise, nice and easy. performance isn't going to be rev happy like the petrol, but economy is better.

    think performane and mpg is a good combo.
    my R32 average is circa 25mpg. so another average of 10mpg is good.
     

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