Buying a used estate - Audi A4 Avant or BMW 3 Series Touring?

My son would like a "grown up car" he has two small children. He has £15,000. Should he go for a 2008 Audi A4 Avant or BMW 3 Series Touring? Which engine? Automatic preferred but not essential.

Asked on 19 April 2015 by T Brown

Answered by Honest John
Used examples of both can have engine problems whether petrol or diesel. I can't recommend one over the other.
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