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Old 04-12-2017, 07:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Thaig View Post
Alright I'm testing the Charger awd auto 2013.14. Cts v and audi s4. Why did you say the 2012±, I'm just curious. I'm most attracted to the s4. I'm trying to learn all I can now also I don't want the timing issue on audis. Hopefully 2012 s4 is a different engine. I'll research it tonight and drive a few tomorrow on rest day. Ty all. I hate auto but I can live with it since I prefer weightlifting and sometimes can't shift lol...!
I had a '12 S4 that was stage 2 from the dealer (Stasis edition) that I owned for 3 years, fantastic car and very quick. I had no issues with mine for the 34k I put on it, just the brace on the Stasis exhaust kept breaking, didn't effect anything just rattled a bit, dealer kept "fixing" it but it kept breaking still. Mine was DSG and as it was my DD I preferred it that way.

There is an issue with some for carbon buildup which is an expensive fix, so I'd go for a CPO, or one that doesn't/hasn't had the issue, not all were affected.
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Old 04-12-2017, 01:37 PM
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Originally Posted by JonBoy View Post
Compared to a BMW, that's not that difficult.

My wife's Honda Civic now has over 160K miles and I've changed the HVAC fan ($65) and the windshield washer pump ($60 or something). Nothing else has gone wrong with it. That's reliability and quality. Sure, it's an econo-car but it feels like it'll go forever.
Fair enough.

I get Honda's are reliable, they're also rather boring. They just aren't making cars I want to own. We have a MDX in the driveway but the current boat they make with the MDX badge will not replace this. We're more likely to get a Jeep GC Diesel before we buy a Honda SUV.
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Originally Posted by RedCelica View Post
How about a 2012+ S4?
I have an 2012 A6. Great car. An S4 will be even nicer.
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