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A5 Sportback - multitronic or manual 2.0 tdi?

Discussion in 'A5/S5/RS5 Forum' started by Vw2audi, Sep 15, 2013.

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    [Sep 15, 2013]
    Hi All,

    currently mulling over a couple of 6 mnth old A5 sportbacks 2.0 tdi's BE on autotrader, they have the multitronic gearbox and i have not heard many good things about them and thinking it might be better to find or order from new a manual box?

    i would be looking to keep it for a good 4-5 yrs so don't want to be hit with a mega bill after warranty has run out or sorting out any ongoing issues within warranty.

    or is the multitronic any good? worth the extra?

    any thoughts appreciated!
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    Get an stronic gearbox then.

    Multitronics don't have a good history tbh.
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    thanks

    s-tronic is only available on quattro spec, about 3k more! will ponder this one...
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    Yes I know but hey Quattro is a good addition :)
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    If it's under warranty then the Multitronic is fine, but get shot before it goes out of warranty!
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