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A~G 03-14-2003 05:38 PM

Need Major Help

1998 BMW 328IS , 64,000km
Black on black int, auto, fully loaded, traction control, sport package, Hi Fi CD changer, alarm, keyless entry & much more. Full service history. Certified w/ emission & Warranty.

... or

1999 AUDI A6 2.8 Quattro , 82,000km
Champagne on tan leather int, auto., fully loaded, full service history up to date, mint condition, fully cert. w/ emission &warranty

BOTH CARS are $25,800

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:confused: ...little help?

BlitzSix 03-14-2003 05:47 PM

It just depends on what you want...
The Audi is obviously better for snow, so that might make you lean towards it, but the BMW is probably nicer overall I guess....
So if the winter driving part is important to you, go with the Audi, otherwise just go with the BMW.. (IMO of course..)

But they're both AUTO :-/

mkgino 03-14-2003 05:48 PM

BMW, you wont regret it!

P.S get a manual. If you get the auto, then you will regret it.

WASABI 03-14-2003 06:09 PM

I also vote for the Bimmer. Does it have to be auto?

Is there such thing as a 2.8 Turbo Quattro or the turbo quattro only came in the 1.8?

mkgino 03-14-2003 06:15 PM


Originally posted by WASABI
I also vote for the Bimmer. Does it have to be auto?

Is there such thing as a 2.8 Turbo Quattro or the turbo quattro only came in the 1.8?

Next level up is the 3.0 A4 I think. But there is a 2.7 turbo, but its a different class I think :confused:

In other words I have no idea! lol

A~G 03-14-2003 06:59 PM

... the car is for my dad. He drove standard all his life, but he's getting old, and his knees are pretty bad + he does a lot of city driving, so he needs/wants AUTO... are there many problems with auto transmission, or is it more of a preference thing for u guyz?

windsor318is 03-14-2003 08:20 PM

dumb question really.....get the keys to the bimma!!!!!

SickFinga 03-14-2003 09:46 PM

Believe it or not I would say get an Audi.
Personally I would get bmw, but you gotta admit AUDI is much better for winter. I spent the whole winter on worn out summer tires, and I can say I'm really pissed. 4 wheel drive all the way. BUt i still think 3 series is better for young people.

M50E30 03-14-2003 11:10 PM

I say both cars are equal in the visual department. Just one thing tho....Audi's are really expensive to fix. In the long run the BMW will be the better choice due to maintence. And for winter time...get good snow tires. AWD is only good for accleration in bad traction situations, it doesn't help you stop or corner any faster.


sirex 03-14-2003 11:44 PM

BuY THE AUDI !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!
its so much nicer, an a6 for 25000 i dont think u can go wrong

A~G 03-15-2003 02:13 AM

tanx for the input guyz:)

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