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Which one you buy 03 A8 4.2 or 04 A8 3.0!

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Old 09-28-2006, 06:48 PM
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Default Which one you buy 03 A8 4.2 or 04 A8 3.0!

Hi,
My brother want to buy a used A8 , here are his options

Option 1:
2003 A8 V8 4.2 , Fully Loaded , 46,000miles , silver color

Option 2:
2004 A8 V6 3.0 , Fully Loaded 65,000 miles, White color

Both are almost the same price. the 2004 is extra clean from inside and outside.

Which one you buy if you have the option.
 
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Old 09-28-2006, 07:55 PM
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Default RE: Which one you buy 03 A8 4.2 or 04 A8 3.0!

Hi msh, I'd say your (his) decision should almost totally be based on two factors:

1. What are gas (petrol) prices like, in your area?

2. Are your local insurance rates based on engine displacement?
 
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Old 09-28-2006, 08:11 PM
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Default RE: Which one you buy 03 A8 4.2 or 04 A8 3.0!

Gas is not an issue and insurance is based on market value of the car. I suggested to him to go for the 4.2 , for a simple reason , he own a 2002 Audi S8 and want to replace it with the new look models, and you know how it feel to drive a 3.0 after the S8 ..
 
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Old 09-28-2006, 11:21 PM
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If gas isnt an issue, and insurance isn't either (market value vs. engine displacement), GO FOR THE 4.2!!! It's older, but less mileage.
 
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Old 10-20-2006, 02:28 PM
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I have the 2003 A8L it awesome. Get the 03
 

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