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Audi A4, Sedan
#1924 of 2072 just bought a 2009 premium plus
Jul 02, 2012 (7:57 am)
black with beige interior (I liked the wood trim on my 2006 A4 although they seem to have downgraded the quality for the 2009) I miss the drawers under the front seats, the storage compartment under the steering wheel, the side and rear sunshades, the folding side mirrors, it also doesn't seem as zippy as the 2006 with the 3.2, probably because it's bigger? All that aside, it's a terrific looking car with a smooth ride, I do like the MMI and the digital speedometer. It doesn't have nav or back-up camera which were fairly easy to add to my 2006. With the MMI I think i's going to be a bit more difficult (read expensive)
So the original price was 32,998. It's a CPO with 21,000 miles on it. They came down to 31,929. After sales tax and document service fee of 250 the price was 34,806.95. Then I made a $5,000 down payment and a $7,000 trade-in, now we're at 22806.95. I got the GAP for $795 but have been since told to return it. Title fee of $250 then i opted for the Vehicle Service Contract at $2,999 (I've been told to return it as well. Any advice?) Then there's something called Total Other Charges and Amounts paid to Others on Your Behalf for $4,044. not sure what that is.. Ended up financing 26,850.95. Audi picked up the financing and gave me a 5.65% interest rate, which compared to what I've paid in the past is practically free, my last loan was at 17.88%. I did pay off a 6 year loan in 10 month though, so they didn't make much off me.
So do I want this service contract warranty?
#1925 of 2072 Re: just bought a 2009 premium plus [michael98112]
Jul 02, 2012 (8:05 am)
price sounds kinda high, to be honest.
and regarding the 3.2L, if you had a 2006 Quattro that engine did have 255 horsepower and about the same torque as the 2.0 TFSI in your new car, but the 2.0 only has 211 horsepower. the new engine makes a lot more torque below 2500 rpm, though, so it should feel plenty strong in ordinary driving.
the B8 chassis is definitely bigger but only modestly heavier-- around 60-75 pounds equipped the same.
#1926 of 2072 Shopping, not buying
Jul 24, 2012 (5:07 pm)
Offered on 2013 A4 with MSRP of $43,620 and invoice of $40,631. No trade in. I offered $41,936. Rejected. Counter offer was $42,748. That is where the cowboy rode away. IMO a reasonable, if not generous, offer was met with a extreme opening position. The time and cost of reaching an agreement was more than I care to endure.........if this pattern prevails at other dealers my love affair with Audi is ending when I close on the sale of my 2003 A4.
Jul 24, 2012 (4:17 pm)
The 2009 A4 Quattro is the 3.2, not the 2.0. I test drove a 2.0T, it was fine in town, but it didn't have have the guts I like on the freeway. So even though I only looked for a month, it seems the 3.2's are a lot harder to find. I could only find about 4 in the greater Seattle area. I had decided to wait until the end of the summer, but then the black one with the beige interior showed up with the wood trim and I caved. I heard somewhere that engines don't break in until 25k miles. I have no idea if this is true or not, but either I'm getting used to the car or it's getting faster. I decided to keep the Vehicle Service Plan after all. To add nav and back-up camera is going to cost $2,600 but that's definitely something I'll want to do.
Will adding a dual cat-back exhaust, and doing the equivalent of chipping (today they just adjust the computer) make much of a difference? And what will it do to my warranty?
Comparing my 06 3.2 and my 09 3.2, the 06 was much zippier. I miss being pushed back in my seat when I punch the accelerator. The 09 drives a little more like a luxury car than a sports car. I would describe it as having manners compared to the 06.
#1928 of 2072 Re: 2013 A4 at Invoice [audizeal]
Jul 24, 2012 (5:14 pm)
I suspect he means edmunds.com
#1930 of 2072 2012 new A4 is this a good deal?
Aug 10, 2012 (3:03 pm)
2012 A4 2.0T QUATTRO; CONVENIENCE PKG;STYLE PKG.
SALES PRICE $34,895
My county sales TAX rate is 7%.
First buy, so please give me some suggestions. Thank you guys~~
#1931 of 2072 2013 Audi A4 Purchase
Aug 25, 2012 (5:58 pm)
I live in the Northern VA area, and have the following offer for a 2013 Audi A4 and wanted to see if I'm getting a reasonable deal:
Price: $43,532 (all-inclusive - Out the Door price). MSRP was listed as: $44,060
Audi A4 - 2.0T Quattro Titronic (8 speed, Automatic, AWD)
Premium Plus Package
Ice Silver Metallic
Audi Advance Key
#1932 of 2072 Re: 2013 Audi A4 Purchase [dmckee1]
Aug 26, 2012 (5:47 am)
You didn't provide enough information. Research dealer invoice and let us know your sales tax percentage.
#1933 of 2072 Re: 2013 Audi A4 Purchase [jnyz]
Aug 26, 2012 (6:32 am)
Dealer invoice is listed as: $40,389 - and the sales tax is 3%. Thanks! Dave