[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
Re: Merits of the A6QW....
>I really want a new quattro wagon and with the national ad promotion,
>never seen soooo many A6QW on dealer lots. A dealer in Atlanta has 5
>when in the past this guy would be lucky to have one every six
>Anyway, I am not holding my breath for the new Passat wagon since its
>debut in the US continues to be delayed, and figure the new style
>A6QW coming out (in '98?) is going to be new and improved and even
Will it be better? Yes. Will it be more expensive? Yes, especially if
Audi's sales figures continue their current trend. Will the USA get
it in '98? We'll see.
>So is anybody happy with their A6QW? Is it better than the 100CSQW?
>Will I be kicking myself two years from now when compared to the new
>model design? My wife is going to "allow" this purchase based on an
>agreement that we will keep this car for a long time and own it. She
>is not into a new car every three years, unfortunately!! Appreciate
As far as I know, the 92-94 100 CSQW is the same beast as the 95-97
A6QW. Minor styling changes (body colored bumpers and trim) were made
with the change to the A6 designation. The quatttro system was also
changed with the addition of EDL (that was for '96 I think). It's a
fine vehicle and there's nothing wrong with it that a 5-speed and
another 50 horsepower wouldn't fix. But that option (S6) was taken
away from us in the States.
My feeling is that if you can get a very good deal on one, then go for
it. I've had the thought of trading our 92 100CSQW for a 97 A6QW,
mainly for the security of warranty coverage. But it only has 55K
miles on it, is running great and most people who see it, think it's a
new vehicle. Now, if the A4 wagon is made available here, I would be
Albuquerque, NM, USA
92 100 CSQW
92 100 S