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Old 01-08-2020, 10:57 AM   #1
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2010 Audi S4

any thoughts on getting a well-maintained renewed 2010 Audi S4?
can a well-maintained unit with many wear and tear changed last for another 10 years?
would parts be an issue in the future?
Depreciation around 8-9k
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Old 01-08-2020, 11:01 AM   #2
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Define well maintained?
Izzit changed all parts and recorded for last 10 years? Before renewed COE, changed all the W&T parts?
Getting a pre-owned ride is always luck not forgetting a renewed unit.

Get your trusted workshop to check it or at least speak to them about this model. Every model comes with a problem.

All the best of luck!!
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Old 01-08-2020, 11:07 AM   #3
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Define well maintained?
Izzit changed all parts and recorded for last 10 years? Before renewed COE, changed all the W&T parts?
Getting a pre-owned ride is always luck not forgetting a renewed unit.

Get your trusted workshop to check it or at least speak to them about this model. Every model comes with a problem.

All the best of luck!!
thanks. it is a one owner ride, claimed to be well maintained, everything changed bla bla...

my last 3 rides have been pre-owned (2.5, 3 and 8.5 year old) but none a renewed unit...so im abit wary...will def send it for pre-purchase inspection.
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Old 01-08-2020, 11:25 AM   #4
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if u want to get a sporty of such old age and Audi, just prepare to spend. Don't ask too much. Since you ask, I guess you have reservations, the u probably shouldn't consider.
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thanks. it is a one owner ride, claimed to be well maintained, everything changed bla bla...

my last 3 rides have been pre-owned (2.5, 3 and 8.5 year old) but none a renewed unit...so im abit wary...will def send it for pre-purchase inspection.
Take those claims with a pinch of salt. Unless previous owner can prove it with service records.

My first ride I bought a one owner ride from a dealer. Claimed owned by a female driver, sold becos wanted to upgrade etc. End up I found it was owned by a contractor firm (previous owner left some receipts in the car).

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Old 01-08-2020, 12:44 PM   #6
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Take those claims with a pinch of salt. Unless previous owner can prove it with service records.

My first ride I bought a one owner ride from a dealer. Claimed owned by a female driver, sold becos wanted to upgrade etc. End up I found it was owned by a contractor firm (previous owner left some receipts in the car).

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yes...owner have all the receipts to prove.
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Old 01-08-2020, 02:09 PM   #7
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yes...owner have all the receipts to prove.
I think u know it could be wayang. I also go back AD do normal servicing but elsewhere to zhng. Why? Just to have that so called records to sell car at higher price. U could bring to yr own designated wkshp to check but they can only do so much, at least basics are covered. 2nd hand always a roll of the dice be it conti or not. Ultimate, if u done ur own level of checks and u are satisfied, just wack. U only live once.
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thanks. it is a one owner ride, claimed to be well maintained, everything changed bla bla...

my last 3 rides have been pre-owned (2.5, 3 and 8.5 year old) but none a renewed unit...so im abit wary...will def send it for pre-purchase inspection.

Unless i knew that driver, i won't touch renewed rides, especially conti!

I only trust receipts and records by AD.

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funny things like female driver, low mileage, even if it is true, what does it prove?
"low mileage" can be bad. e.g. idling most of the time, short trips with start and stop most of the time. these are worse than high mileage mainly highway trips.
what does female driver mean? a "good" driver, not female driver, takes care of the car. if you believe female driver = good driver, then you believe it.
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guess the best is to bring the car to ur usual mech / workshop to see the condition of the car, once bonnet pop. they can tell whether front got accident before anot etc etc. what parts changed or not also can tell.

not to mention renewed coe car every year must go inspection and the road tax increases 10% yearly for a 3L car is quite a sum.

do ur math first.
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funny things like female driver, low mileage, even if it is true, what does it prove?
"low mileage" can be bad. e.g. idling most of the time, short trips with start and stop most of the time. these are worse than high mileage mainly highway trips.
what does female driver mean? a "good" driver, not female driver, takes care of the car. if you believe female driver = good driver, then you believe it.
For me I will feel that those whom claim its a woman driver is trying to tell buyer to focus that shes a careful driver while masking something bad.
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Old 02-08-2020, 12:27 AM   #12
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guess the best is to bring the car to ur usual mech / workshop to see the condition of the car, once bonnet pop. they can tell whether front got accident before anot etc etc. what parts changed or not also can tell.

not to mention renewed coe car every year must go inspection and the road tax increases 10% yearly for a 3L car is quite a sum.

do ur math first.
youre right. Must let mechanic check..wear n tear of a coe car is problematic..
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Old 02-08-2020, 07:50 AM   #13
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Female driver
Teacher driver
Owner’s second/third car
Always parked sheltered
Retiree driver only drive to golf course

All these i dun trust
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Replacing with new spare parts will be a challenge or very expensive in terms of parts cost and labour cost. You just have to be prepared when things break down in future no matter how well-maintained it is now.
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Old 02-08-2020, 08:40 AM   #15
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Replacing with new spare parts will be a challenge or very expensive in terms of parts cost and labour cost. You just have to be prepared when things break down in future no matter how well-maintained it is now.
Esp true if change at AD. Thats why most will change at outside workshops after warranty which are cheaper. AD charge premium on products & services which are basically same as what outside wkshp does.
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