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Used Audi TT Coupe (06 - 14) review

(2006 - 2014)
Audi TT Coupe (06 - 14)
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14 Jan 2009 00:00 | Last updated: 18 Sep 2018 18:15

What used Audi TT coupe will I get for my budget?

Entry into the TT world starts at around £4,500 for a 2006 second-gen car with an average to high mileage for the year, bought privately. Check history and condition carefully. Between £6000 and £8000 buys you a good condition, average mileage TT with a full service history, dating from 2006-2008. Up the dosh to between £8000 and £10,000 and you're looking into the face of 2010 cars, full history and average mileage, bought from an independent dealer, while £10,000 to £12,000 will net you a 2011 car. Above this, think £14,000 for a good 2014 car.

Audi TT Coupe (06 - 14)

How much does it cost to run a Audi TT coupe?

The newer diesel is the most economical model, with lower CO2 emissions, and therefore offers cheaper road tax, and official fuel economy of 53.3mpg. Second-hand values are high, though, so you'll pay a high price for one. The 2.0-litre petrol isn't excessive, with 36.7mpg and 183g/km of CO2, and better than the V6 model, at 27.4mpg and a high 247g/km of CO2.

A service history is essential on an old TT. Cars with this will cost more, but you'll reap the benefits when it's time to sell the car on. There's a good selection of quality independent garages who will care for older cars.

So far the second-generation TT is proving durable, with few reliability problems. The original TT can become troublesome in later life, although the latest version has an excellent reliability record.

This is a sports coupe so insurance premiums reflect that and you need to budget accordingly.

 

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