1997 Audi A4

1997 Audi A4 Prices
Blue Book® Suggested Retail Value
1997 Audi A4 Fuel Economy
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1997 Audi A4 Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Timing Belt and the Ignition Power Stage. Both of these failures may prevent the vehicle from starting. Failure of the Timing Belt and Ignition Power Stage applies to 4 cylinder engines only. The cost to repair the Timing Belt is estimated at $62.00 for parts and $260.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Ignition Power Stage is estimated at $125.00 for parts and $52.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

5 out of 5 5 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
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