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Picking up my 04 plate 3.2 V6 saturday! :)

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by dalejones, Jan 22, 2013.

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    What should i look out for? any common faults? what are these like on fuel? says its been remapped to 270, are these cars quick? thort they would be very heavy? :/ cheers
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    Do you really need confirmation on the fuel question lol, how heavy is your right foot?
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    3.2 ltr buddy. It's not going to be economical is it :)
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    Sorry about being a bit of a negative nelly here, but i can't get my head round the fact that you've bought a car that you haven't test driven, have no idea if that car has any inherent faults, you have no idea on it's MPG and you've not even checked the cars performance figures or weight.

    Again sorry for being a bit negative, but you should have checked all those things out BEFORE you bought the car.

    Not sure how much help it will be now, but here is what MPG i'm seeing in my 2004/2005 V6

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    I haven paid for it yet lmao im no that dull! Just agreed on a price and going to see i sat, if its as described i will be buyin it.
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    Got Offered oné for my tdi a3 ,

    The sound is amazing but i look my Fuel bill.now is brillant if i.had no ties like a house and a wife lol

    I would get oné is it manual or dsg
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    Its a manual.mate! I want it badly but am abit worried about fuel and also wonder how much tax would be!
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    Expensive to run if you dont have a short commute to work etc....

    Tax band K so 148.50 for 6 months and 270 for 12.

    Fun cars but thirsty on fuel with about 29 mpg if conservative!
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    If.u want a.fast car expect a Fuel bill
    If.u use to fast cars etc go for it only live once
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    I wish I could get 29mpg out of mine but that noise and then you have the voice in my head. So I see on average 20mpg and on a bad day I would see about 25mpg if I'm lucky.
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    Hehe

    If you use higher octane fuel like V-Power, Ultimate or Momentum you'll get better mpg. I can get 32/33 on a long run without too much trouble. Whether that remains the case when I swap out the exhaust is a different matter *lol*

    I also commute to work on my pushbike when I can, so fuel isn't so much of an issue thankfully :)
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    I have a heavy right foot, and mine does around 200 to 250 miles a tank, I do town driving only, i rarely see over 20mpg but the best I've had on a long run is 32, i use momentum 99 but I don't notice any amazing gains over shell 98 etc.

    It sounds great though and its fun to drive, wish i got an auto though!
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