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Audi A4 cabriolet 2007 review


Overall towcar rating

*****


Key information

  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Year of manufacture: 2007
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Engine size: 3.0Tdilitres
  • Solo fuel economy: 38 miles per gallon
  • Towing fuel economy: 27 miles per gallon
  • Kerb weight: 1850 kg
  • Nose weight: 70 kg
  • Body type: Convertible

Towcar summary

What's good?

Effortless towing.Stiff suspension so copes well with van on the back.Hardly drops when van hitched.Reasonable economy and bags of style.Top down,music up and trip to med is a pleasure.

What's bad?

Very few parts needed but expensive if you do.This model needs inlet manifold swirl flaps changing at around 60k ( V6 so there are 2 ) at about 800 per side.Ouch.

Would you recommend it?

Yes

Towing performance *****

How well does it tow?

Little pitching but rock solid.

Solo performance *****

What's it like without the caravan?

A dream

Reliability *****

Anything to look out for?

Inlet manifold swirl flaps and motors.

Practicality ****

Is it easy to live with?

Yes

Buying experience ****

Did you buy it new or used?

Used

Where did you buy it?

Franchised dealer

What was the seller like?

Not good and would never use again.Just off M4 corridor.

 

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