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2012 AUDI A3 SPORTBACK 1.6 TDI ATTRACTION Review

I have owned two Audi A3 1.6 TDIs now, and both have had issues. The first one suffered bad issues with its engine and dual-clutch (DSG) automatic transmission, with the car later being replaced by Audi for low cost. The second has had similar gearbox and engine issues. It's also had some issues with servicing, with a lot of work being done on the vehicle with no success...

2013 AUDI S3 SPORTBACK S-TRONIC LE Review

I just sold my 2009 Lexus IS F and am quite pleased with my new purchase. The engine feels very strong and the all-wheel-drive traction is great. There is a large amount of understeer, however, especially when pushing it hard on track. Overall I like this car.

2008 AUDI A4 1.8T Review

After putting around in a Toyota Kluger for a couple of years, I decided I wanted something more sporty and engaging to drive. The Audi A4 with the 1.8 litre turbo engine certainly fit the bill. I was lucky to score the current shape A4, 2008 model with only 6000kms on the clock. The vehicle was in superb condition, and as I was to learn, built well enough to stand up to the daily abuse of four year olds...

2012 AUDI Q5 2.0 TDI QUATTRO Review

I have access to drive a few 2012 models cars, including my own 2012 Mazda CX7 luxury sports, Renault Megane Sport RS 250 and a couple of friends/ family who own some new cars. One of them is my brother in law, who owns the 2012 Audi Q5, 2.0 TDI. Optional packs he has added: 1. Navigation Pack 2. S Line Exterior (20" inch alloys and other shiny bits and pieces) 3...

2010 AUDI Q5 Review

Standing next to the petrol-powered Q5, you'd be forgiven for thinking it was a diesel. So is the rapid tick-tick-tick of direct injection. Cruising around, the effortless powertrain shifts up between 1800-2100 RPM, slipping into seventh at seventy. Sadly at these revs, a diesel-like note is omnipresent...

2010 AUDI A4 2.0 TDI Review

This car has been well designed to compete with Merc and BMW. Genuine leather seats and seat design makes driving comfortable. Leg room for back passengers is great. The MMI and dashboard controls are very informative and user friendly. However paying a premium for the CVT performance is a little of a shame as the lag is too long, and when the power kicks in it takes a lot of attention to make acceleration smooth, with frequent traction control kicking in...