Long delays for new orders due to WLTP emissions testing

Killieboy1965

Registered User
Just had my first ever update from Audi with a slight hint of a date:
"I hope you are well
Audi will start to build all Audi A4s on week 50 which is the start of December for a January delivery
I hope you have a nice weekend"

Given the huge backlog January sounds optimistic?

I ordered a 1.4 Tfsi S tronic Black Edn back in April. Current lease car ran out end of last month so I am on an informal extension. Major Service will be due Early December. I have just informed Audi that I expect them to pay for this but don't hold much hope of them agreeing.

Ordered back in April to ensure I had a car for when current lease expired.
Still no update on the Audi tracker for my specific order yet (been on the welcome screen forever).

MWC, I have ordered exactly the same on 3rd May and been told more or less the same as you, only don't expect it in January.......maybe March at the earliest. However it will not be the 1.4 engine, it will be the 2.0 watered down to 150bhp. My lease ended last month and like you have an informal extension for 6 months.
 

AntNut

Registered User
This will probably be an epic fail but this is the best I can do.... try and add your details....

Model | Engine | Trans | Buyer type | Date Ordered | Build Week |
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A4 BE | 1.4 | Man | PCH | 26/04/18 | none |
 

TimkinBokeh

Registered User
Model | Engine | Trans | Buyer type | Date Ordered | Build Week |
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A4 Avant S-line | 218ps 3L TDI (upgraded to the tiptronic 3L 282ps by Audi as they are no longer making the engine I ordered) | Auto | PCP | 11/03/18 | none but quoted 50 as apparently they are yet to convert the engine
 

AntNut

Registered User
Thanks... my cr@ppy implementation didn't work. Anyone good at getting online spreadsheet going? The Html / Bb code doesn't seem to work.
 

DaveW

Registered User
Got an email from Audi CS today, informing me that SOP for the 150PS TFSI 6Speed is now week 46.
 

REB154

Registered User
Thanks... my cr@ppy implementation didn't work. Anyone good at getting online spreadsheet going? The Html / Bb code doesn't seem to work.

Hi,
New to the A4 forums (I have an S3 ATM). I've created a Google Spreadsheet that can be accessed from the forum via a link and anyone can edit the information. If it can be improved, then do so or let me know and I'll make the changes.

A4 Orders
 

AntNut

Registered User
Hi,
New to the A4 forums (I have an S3 ATM). I've created a Google Spreadsheet that can be accessed from the forum via a link and anyone can edit the information. If it can be improved, then do so or let me know and I'll make the changes.

A4 Orders
Well done that man!! Lets all populate the spreadsheet to try and make some sense of this madness.
 

Longdelay

Registered User
MWC, I have ordered exactly the same on 3rd May and been told more or less the same as you, only don't expect it in January.......maybe March at the earliest. However it will not be the 1.4 engine, it will be the 2.0 watered down to 150bhp. My lease ended last month and like you have an informal extension for 6 months.

The 2ltr should have better torque and fuel consumption will probably be around the same. The A4 is for the Mrs but I will get a shot occasionally....I plan to install a tuning box and the 2ltr will give better gains
 
The 2ltr should have better torque and fuel consumption will probably be around the same. The A4 is for the Mrs but I will get a shot occasionally....I plan to install a tuning box and the 2ltr will give better gains
x2 for everything you wrote!
 

Killieboy1965

Registered User
The 2ltr should have better torque and fuel consumption will probably be around the same. The A4 is for the Mrs but I will get a shot occasionally....I plan to install a tuning9 box and the 2ltr will give better gains
I have been told by my wee local garage that he knows an Audi mechanic who will return it up to 190 for about £300. Might consider this, however it is a lease so don't know if I should. If I can keep the car in good shape I will probably buy it at the end of the lease. By the way, if anybody wants a red 1.6 diesel A3 sportback, 66000 miles fully serviced, I have been offered 10600 to buy it from VW finance.
 

cuke2u

Registered User
I have been told by my wee local garage that he knows an Audi mechanic who will return it up to 190 for about £300
That would be interesting on an engine Audi mechanics and us have yet to know anything about. Anyone can make claims but I am sure there will be tuning boxes to follow that will give an even more of a increase...
 

Killieboy1965

Registered User
That would be interesting on an engine Audi mechanics and us have yet to know anything about. Anyone can make claims but I am sure there will be tuning boxes to follow that will give an even more of a increase...
I don't know very much about returning, but would that affect the gear ratios on an S tonic?
 

cuke2u

Registered User
I don't know very much about returning, but would that affect the gear ratios on an S tonic?
I would need to compare the ratios of mine with say, a 252ps engine as the outputs now are similar...
 

NevMan

Well known member
Just came across this thread - not an A4 but a Q5 2.0TFSI on order....ordered May 18 and no build date as yet

You are more patient than me, I got a Q5 2.0 TFSI in March, but got a built one with spec I was happy with. Fantastic engine, and even better with DTUK tuning box and TCU+, now running over 300bhp and 444nm
 

TimkinBokeh

Registered User
Not sure if this is just my phone but the iPhone/iOS Audi car configurator app now has no images for certain cars such as the A4.
 

DaveW

Registered User
I wonder how many people's day start like this:
  1. Wake up
  2. Log into your Audi portal to check for order progress
  3. See no update
  4. Mild cursing under your breath
  5. Check A4 forum to see if anyone else has had any news
  6. Repeat 4
  7. Get on with day, with the realisation things won't change anytime soon.
 

TimkinBokeh

Registered User
I wonder how many people's day start like this:
  1. Wake up
  2. Log into your Audi portal to check for order progress
  3. See no update
  4. Mild cursing under your breath
  5. Check A4 forum to see if anyone else has had any news
  6. Repeat 4
  7. Get on with day, with the realisation things won't change anytime soon.
Yeah that, plus checking the configurator app apparently once that has MY19 I can change my order. I want to change from matador red, sline to BE tango red. I was warned by Audi uk that BEs are getting built later so the estimate BW 50 would move till next year :/
 
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DaveW

Registered User
Yeah that, plus checking the configurator app apparently once that has MY19 I can change my order. I want to change from matador red, sline to BE tango red. I was warned by Audi uk that BEs are getting built later so the estimate BW 50 would move till next year :/
That sucks, also factor in that the BE has gained the least "free kit" in this facelift, although it's the most expensive trim level.
e.g. sport gets the old S-Line body kit, S-Line gets 19" wheels as standard.
 

TimkinBokeh

Registered User
That sucks, also factor in that the BE has gained the least "free kit" in this facelift, although it's the most expensive trim level.
e.g. sport gets the old S-Line body kit, S-Line gets 19" wheels as standard.
Yeah, that’s why I’m tempted to leave it and maybe just get the colour changed. Perhaps get the piano black interior speced as a compromise.
 

G.S

Registered User
I wonder how many people's day start like this:
  1. Wake up
  2. Log into your Audi portal to check for order progress
  3. See no update
  4. Mild cursing under your breath
  5. Check A4 forum to see if anyone else has had any news
  6. Repeat 4
  7. Get on with day, with the realisation things won't change anytime soon.
Everyday, on the hour every hour sometimes. Complete wind up. The longer it goes on the more I think I should have added this and that. I added the folding mirrors as option on the BE and now there standard so feel like I'm being done over....
 

Raees patel

Registered User
Mines delayed again.. From 28th January to 4th February. I'm guessing it's just going to keep going back now until we all get confirmation dates.
 

Inti786

Registered User
Mines pushed back today too for a further week, 3rd dec to 10 dec


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Khaled

Registered User
Anybody else getting Black Edition in Ibis white with black gloss wheels?
I'm getting the black edition with ibis white but not the blacked out rims. I feel everyone's pain, I ordered mine on 11th of May and still not been accepted by the factory. Complained to AudiCare on twitter and have been private messaging them since last week and this morning they came back to me and said A4 black edition will start production week 50 but I still have no build week :(.
 
I'm getting the black edition with ibis white but not the blacked out rims. I feel everyone's pain, I ordered mine on 11th of May and still not been accepted by the factory. Complained to AudiCare on twitter and have been private messaging them since last week and this morning they came back to me and said A4 black edition will start production week 50 but I still have no build week :(.
By the blacked out rims do you mean the rotors or the multi/cross spoke design?
 
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Latest update - its now in the status where a build week assignment is about to be given. COMM STATUS Assignment of a Week
 

Khaled

Registered User
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Latest update - its now in the status where a build week assignment is about to be given. COMM STATUS Assignment of a Week
Sorry mate I was talking about the alloys. So I went for A4 Black Edition with the V spoke’ design alloys.

How do you get to that page? I tried to register my email address with Audi but the automated email to confirm my email address never came through. So I can't use my order number to track my car.
 
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