[A4] i'm buying a new A4

Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Wed Nov 30 22:25:06 EST 2005

	it's all about how you drive, and where.  i have mostly city (real
city, BTW, with hills) driving and some highway and the computer says i
get 23 on average.  i drive fast.

At 11:27 PM +0000 11/30/05, docwyte at comcast.net wrote:
>Wow, that's terrible gas mileage.  My '01 S4 Avant with around 330hp 
>averages 24.3mpg...
>-------------- Original message --------------
>>  Nick -
>>  For what its worth, I've also got a '00 A4 Avant - 2.8 quattro 5 speed
>>  with sport package. I just turned 101k miles last week. Admittedly, I
>>  drive the car very hard. I keep all the fluids new and clean. The car
>>  has been bulletproof. I just did my first tie rod end. I did the
>>  brakes and rotors at 80k and the timing belt/water pump at 90k.
>>  My biggest complaint is the fuel mileage - terrible at 20mpg. I'm
>>  trying to justify a BMW 545, with the 26mpg it gets. Yeah, right.
>>  Pretty bad logic.
>>  Isn't the decision part of the fun:)
>>  Aaron

  Rocky Mullin 


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