How reliable is the Audi A4?

I am thinking of buying an Audi A4 3.0 TDI auto, but have been told that there have been terrible problems with Audi auto gearboxes and that the trade won't touch them. Is this true?

Asked on 22 October 2016 by David Hughes

Answered by Honest John
It depends which one. Multitronic CVTs can be trouble, but torque converter autos on quattros are okay. Quattro Haldex clutches need three yearly fluid replacements, though.
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