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Audi TT, Coupe, Convertible
#160 of 512 used 2001 audi tt roadster 180 hp
Feb 08, 2002 (10:51 am)
I live in Florida and am looking at a 2001 tt roadster, Lake Silver/grey, ~12,500 miles, cd changer. Certified to 100,000 miles at Audi. They are asking $32,000. Is this a good price? They said they may be able to take $800 off (after repeatedly asking). My other option is a 99 Merc slk230/28,000 miles/but it has a light re-paint on the passenger door (fits perfect though) for $27,000. I have to travel for both vehicles. Opinions?
Feb 08, 2002 (11:04 am)
32k for an 01 TT 180 convt seems a bit much. Depending on the options on the car, you can get a new TT 180 convt for a little over 34k (msrp). Most dealers are coming off of msrp (check out edmund's TMV) for the convertibles. For a few extra dollars, I'd go for a new 180 TT. I'd stay away from the SLK too. If it's been repainted, even if it looks good, in a few years, you'll really be able to tell the difference between paint jobs. Then you'll have a really hard time unloading it later.
#162 of 512 Looking for some buying advice...
Feb 14, 2002 (3:02 pm)
I live in CA. I am interested in buying new audi TT. I am not quite sure whether I should get a quattro since I don't live in snowing places. Is it really worth the price. Also, what options are good to get and what can I get by with?
Feb 14, 2002 (7:58 pm)
can't you only get quattro if you get the 225hp. version?
you may not need the quattro but you may want the power.
i'd say you have to drive 'em.
if you're set on the 180hp. then that's a whole 'nother question. if you just want to go for a nice cruise i'd say you don't need the quattro. if you want decent handling i'd say you would want the quattro.
i have never driven a tt however, so take my advice with a grain of salt.
i do have quattro though. and while i certainly do not need quattro in l.a., it is nice.
#164 of 512 DLAI6856's TT
Feb 14, 2002 (8:37 pm)
Personally I wanted all the power I could get and since I live in snow country I wanted Quattro. If you can live with less power(and it's alot less, I've driven both) go with the 180. The Quattro isn't true Audi Quattro. The car is basically a front driver and the backs are only controlled when needed. So unless you're really not going to be doing alot of hard driving you could get away without Quattro. However I have read that it does make for a better balanced TT. The stereo upgrade is well worth it. I don't know what the stock lighting is like but the optional lighting is awesome. I don't believe the 180 I drove had the sport suspension and I did like the drive but I can't imagine it being as nice as one with. You could opt to drop the winter package but even in Ca. the heated seats are nice. Just depends on how much you want to spend. And then there's the roadster. I personally don't care one way or the other but living out there I probably would of purchased the rag top. Hope I helped a little.
Feb 15, 2002 (10:08 pm)
Thanks ppl for the advice, obviously, the price is kind of an issue for me cuz i am looking to spend under 34,000. I test drove the 225 in the dealership couple days ago cuz that's what they had for test drive, so I did not get the chance to feel the difference between the 180 and 225. I just learned to drive manually only several days ago and I never had a coupe or roadster before. I read that the roadster when top up while traveling at high speed can cause some noises. Is that true? Otherwise, living in CA, I would like to enjoy the sun and wind with top down. Also, I have seen some 2001 TT in the dealership. Do you think there's a lot of room for negotiating? couple of thousands or more maybe?
#166 of 512 DLAI6856 Pricing
Feb 16, 2002 (10:59 am)
MSRP for a base 2001 180 TT Roadster is $33,775. That's under your 34k, but good luck doing it CA.Try AutoTrader.com for a used low mile TT that has some options. I bet you could find a 225 Roadster for less than the 180 new. Just a thought.
#167 of 512 Sunroof
Feb 23, 2002 (2:03 pm)
I have been looking into purchasing a used TT coupe. I have looked at several cars on the road, none of them have sunroofs. Do any TT's have sunroofs, after market or otherwise?
#168 of 512 JGP & The Sunroof
Feb 25, 2002 (10:16 am)
Not an option. Has someone had one done and now has it up for sale? Probably not. Can you have it done? Probably.
Mar 07, 2002 (11:26 am)
Does anyone know of any current lease deals on 225 TT convertibles? I'm in the Atlanta area and my wife and I are pretty close to leasing a 225 TT. We're still makeing our rounds through the different dealerships. We've never leased before so I'm not up to speed on certain things. More specifically, what are drive-off fees and which ones do I HAVE to pay? I know when you purchase cars, dealers try to rip you off with stupid doc fees. Any advice would be appreciated.