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When I bought my Q3 I opted for the Audi Care which entitles me to:


The manufacturer-required regularly scheduled maintenance services at 25,000 km, 40,000 km, 55,000 km, and 70,000 km, or 5 years from the original vehicle in-service date, whichever comes first.


All that for 750$ MSRP.


Your thoughts on if it was worthwhile.
 

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When I bought my Q3 I opted for the Audi Care which entitles me to:


The manufacturer-required regularly scheduled maintenance services at 25,000 km, 40,000 km, 55,000 km, and 70,000 km, or 5 years from the original vehicle in-service date, whichever comes first.


All that for 750$ MSRP.


Your thoughts on if it was worthwhile.
Not sure as I see a lot of check this and check that for Audi Care. Pretty much a good shop can due all that for alot less.
 

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...All that for 750$ MSRP.


Your thoughts on if it was worthwhile.
Well here in the US, you can count on about $130-$200 for each of the four(4) scheduled services with the first one free anyway. So if your local dealer is on the low side cuz of demographics, big-cityness or busyness, etc. AND you paid full MSRP, you might find it not such a good deal. On the other hand, if you live in NYC or somewhere that the cost is higher, and increases faster each year, and you paid less than MSRP, you might be well ahead. It's really just a matter of simple math, and NPV - all of which you can figure quite closely if you have all the facts relative to YOUR case, car and prices...

Btw, the same goes for Audi's extended warranty coverage - just do the math. You can find statistics on after-warranty costs per model, against what YOU have to pay, how many miles YOU'LL drive, etc. This is not hard, but most folks just don't think through it, instead letting themselves get talked into or out of a good or bad deal.

Remember this though - ALL of these plans and prices have Audi's actuaries all over them, and they're in this to MAKE MONEY, so if peace of mind is YOUR main driver at even a fair price - you might be okay with it. Otherwise, you're likely to fair better on your own almost always regardless...
 

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@rnlabas very valuable information.
that's what it comes down to, doing your research and the math and breaking it down to really see where you'll be winning and where you'll be losing .
 

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Indeed, simple logic will never lead you wrong. Extended warranty is always a lovely case, people are roped into EW's yet they fully intend to turn their vehicle over in 4 years... WTF...
 

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Indeed, simple logic will never lead you wrong. Extended warranty is always a lovely case, people are roped into EW's yet they fully intend to turn their vehicle over in 4 years... WTF...
That's one of the first things i always hear people talking about after buying or ordering a vehicle. Sadly some people don't think about how long they plan to own, the pro's and con's of owning for what ever period of time they want, etc and that is really where someone should start.
 
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