Mine is a 1.6 TDI, £20 a year tax. Id rather pay more tax and have a more powerful engine. I was a student when i bought the car though so it has saved me money with good cruising economy (60.2mpg) -Bristol to London 80mph all the way with a few 50mph zones.
Looks like a mild refresh/facelift rather than a new car.
New platform (10%) cheaper to manufacture because around 80% of all VAG cars will use it. If the interior follows the A1, i wont be getting one, and my dealer has been calling me about excellent discounts recently. Might go for a used...
Personally i don't mind small engines as long as they are torquey, makes a hell of a difference to day to day driving. Weak, laggy, lethargic engines will get you killed at junctions, roundabouts and when overtaking that tractor on a country lane.
I would like to see such an...
mine gave me the same exact problem. tried cd cleaners etc nothing worked,
shared story with bro (got similar car). he told me to open rnse and clean the laser with cotton wool. i rubbed the laser with an ear bud and it was black! previous owner of that rnse must have been a heavy smoker. since...
are you sure it was the 'convenience open feature'?
ive had a similar experience. walked up to my car one morning and one window was up the other down. convenience doesn't do this.
also the side where the window was up had rain inside meaning at some point at night it was open. sat in...
my stop start has never had such delay. even in the coldest days it has always fired up instantaneously.
one of the things audi improved a lot recently is cold weather performance. looks like something is faulty
fully synthetic oil is the best for modern engines (they resist oxidation at higher temps so lubricate for longer)
mine has just hit 19k miles after 2 years and DIS is telling me i have 5 days or 400miles to next service/oil change. quoted £130 at an audi specialist for fully synthetic plus £50...
Back when i was a student a few years ago i took a ride with my mentor in his (old pre2000 mondeo) and it had the heated windscreen.
Problem is the wires are very tiny but once you see them, you will always "see them". Not for me