Valuating a Pre-owned 2005 Audi A4 Before Buying

Valuating a Pre-owned 2005 Audi A4 Before Buying

Audi A4 2.0 TFSI Quattro is AWD drive , 4 doors and 5 seats sedan. The model has been released since 2005. Mass in running order is 1521 kg. The vehicle is 1773.00 mm wide, 4587.00 mm long, 1428.00 mm high. The wheelbase is 2643.00 mm, its rear wheels – 1515.00 mm, front wheels are 1519.00 mm Under the hood of Audi A4 2.0 TFSI Quattro is turbocharged engine of 1984 CC, double overhead camshaft (or two camshafts in the cylinder head). Number of cylinders – 4, number of valves per cylinder – 4. The cylinders are inline-arranged. A longitudinal alignment and is positioned in front of the vehicle. Maximum engine power 161 kW / 220 PS at 5900-6100 rpm and maximum torque of 299 Nm at 2200-4000 rpm. The  vehicle accelerates to 100 km/h at 6.90 p. The power supply System – direct injection of fuel. The oiling system of the engine is wet sump.

yPZaQ0It is  not a bad car to choose. This sedan is able to accelerate to 100 km/h in about 7 seconds which is great result for 2.0 engine. The interior is comfortable enough. Driving it gives you really positive emotions. And the price is actually acceptable so as maintenance. German vehicles are known for their reliability this model is not exception.

But before buying any car you should remember a list of things. If you know which would not hurt to go trough them again.

Find out for which purposes you will need this car. Make sure the value and maintenance will not ruin your budget. You can always buy it from dealership. That will guarantee that the vehicle will be in good condition as those guys know how to sell cars. But their price tag might be a little higher than if you turn to an individual. But here comes the disadvantage of not knowing (usually) the owner and his vehicle. And don’t forget that he might be selling stolen car (that’s a really unpleasant surprise)

To avoid any possible surprises find out about the Audi you want to buy everything you can. Do not consider the possible sellers reason as «I really need to sell it right away» That is not your duty to rescue him! Your goal is to buy a car you want isnt it? Follow your own game plan.

Using car ID you can find out who is the owner of the car . Contact local  DMV for that purpose.

A4-5-1920x2560Check out the condition of  the car. It should clean inside and outside. Ask to take the car to the service for diagnostics. Check the engine and everything else. Give it a test drive. Find out about the fuel consumption in and out of the city. Get all the documents for the car including insurance and car service receipts.  Find out the reason the owner decided to get rid of the car.

Find out the market value for a car of that model, year, condition. Once again visit dealerships and search trough the Web. Kelley Blue Book and Nada Guides sites might be useful. Basically those are main things to do when you decided to buy pre-owned Audi A4 2005.

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