[A4] re: thinking of buying a Passat

John Karasaki johkar at teleport.com
Wed Dec 21 02:09:21 EST 2005

This is second hand from my mechanic.  He told me that the automatic 
Allroad was fine, but the 6-speed Allroad was difficult to drive 
smoothly.  He drives alot of Porsche and Audi product, from cheap to exotic 
daily, so I respect his opinion.

How is it, Brian?


At 05:55 PM 12/20/2005 -0800, Rocky Mullin wrote:

>         i'd have really liked an allroad.  i love them and need to tow
>things.  but the A4 was too good a deal to pass up.  also, the 2006 A4
>is a bit bigger than the 2000, but not like an allroad is.
>         i seriously lament the demise of the allroad, and desperately hope
>they create a new one instead of throwing all those eggs into their ugly
>and asinine SUV.
>At 11:11 AM -0800 12/20/05, Brian White wrote:
>>I was thinking the same.   That 4Motion was only available with the V6 in 
>>automatic form, and with
>>the W8 in 6-speed manual or automatic.
>>I was in your same boat just this month.  We are outgrowing our 2000 A4 
>>Avant 1.8T.  I considered a
>>6-speed manual W8 Passat 4Motion...but in the end, I just like the Audi 
>>feel better.
>>So I am picking up our 2001 Audi allroad 2.7T 6-speed manual tonight and 
>>driving it back to
>>Seattle. (From the Bay Area.)
>>It's longer than our A4, but isn't too big otherwise.
>>---------- Original Message -----------
>>From: <jaywelsh at verizon.net>
>>To: a4 at audifans.com
>>Sent: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 12:02:19 -0600 (CST)
>>Subject: [A4] Re: A4 Digest, Vol 26, Issue 11
>>>  1. A4 vs Passat (Brandon Rogers)
>>>  2004-2005 Passat 1.8T 4Motion Wagon for her.
>>>  I didn't realize the 1.8T could be paired with 4-Motion in the US on 
>>> the Passat?  Is this
>>>  true? I was under the impression that it was only available with the V-6.
>>>  (showing how much I haven't been paying attention)
>>>  Thanks,
>>>  Jay
>>>  '97 A4 1.8TQM
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