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Audi A3 TDI 170 S-Line

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by stokeballoon, Dec 2, 2006.

  1. stokeballoon
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    Looking at buying an A3 TDI 170 S-line 3-Dr, Demo from my local dealer.
    Fairly well specced:

    S-Line
    Bose
    Black-Cloth/Leather interior
    CC
    Symphony 2 Radio/Cass/CD changer
    Armrest
    Mobile phone prep
    Piano black Gloss trim
    Luggage/Light pack

    The car has done 7k miles, registered in July '06 6 speed manual. And is in Ibis White, not sure about the white at first, but i am slowly getting to liking it.

    Good Deal?

    Cheers
    SB
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    Depends on how much they're asking for...
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    White might be hard to shift when it comes resell time and the stealers will certainly knock a big chunk of compared to a Silver/Black car
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    What a tube! I forgot the most important bit.

    They want £22 for it, since this morning i have been to another dealer and the prices seem a bit lower there.

    Not sure.

    SB
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    Thats pretty high my mate got one the same but blue for less than 20k from a dealer
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    Terrible deal tell them to take a jump mate!!

    List price of the car £24,554

    Can be bought new for £22,050

    Coast2Coast

    Mind you £22 seems a good deal LOL!!! I'll take 5 at that price.



    Just check some of the brokers out.

    I'm looking at them just now for myself quite fancy one, love the white by the way just not brave enough.
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    check out autoebid.co.uk

    Found them to be about £300 cheaper than drivethedeal.com which was the second cheapest online broker i could find...
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    oneswoop dont have any audi's listed:ermm:

    it's autoebid.com by the way.

    there is only £5 of a difference between autoebid, coast2coast and drivethe deal take your pick.:thumbsup:

    they all seem to be offering 10% discount some people have had better deals haggling with dealers, good time of year to get a deal play some dealers of against each other.:idea:
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    Many thanks for the replies. I have been out of the car buying game for a while, had my current car (Golf 1.8T) for 6 years, I have done 61k in her, and to be honest would like a change.

    I tested a 2.0T Quattro today, and it felt slow compared to mine, but I then drove the TDI and it ideally suited my driving style. nice and torquey.

    Guess i will be shopping about. Cheers once again, i have also been looking on the forum at the oil consumption debate, asked about it but the dealer gave some cock and bull story, have to take a look about, and do some thinking.

    SB
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    To give you an idea, the A3 2.0TDi 140 S-Line DSG I ordered had a list price of just over £25k with the options I specced, and the dealer knocked 10% off that, so its costing me about £22.5k. A car with 7000 miles on it should be a lot cheaper ;)
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    £22k is a bad deal for that spec if it had been loving looked after, let alone ragged everywhere like a demo/loan car will have been.

    Personally, knowing how such cars are treated, I'd want a blinding deal to take one.
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    It isn't a surprise that he didn't admit to the high oil consumption but,out of pure morbid curiosity if nothing else,what cock and bull story did he spin ?
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    I've just turned 5000 miles (already...) and my 170 hasn't used a drop of oil yet.
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    Just having a nosey at this thread and noticing the oil consumption comment ................... I have covered just over 7k in mine now with the oil still 3/4's of the way up the dip-stick. The car has been driven vigorously at times even from new and I consider the consumption on mine to be the same as any other car Iv'e owned.
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    Check various threads over the past couple of years.
    Oil consumption varies wildly from car to car.
    Some report negligible use,some report excessive use.
    I'm certainly going through a litre every couple of thousand miles,which is not that unusual.
    If you get a good one,great.
    If you don't,make sure you keep spare oil in the boot,as it's a pain in the ass to find garages that stock it.
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