That's probably quite a broad generalisation. My wife's A2 TDi has done
around 28k miles (45.000km) in three years. You probaly don't expect an
RS6 to have low mileages either, but mine has done 18k miles (29.000km)
in two years.
Peter Bell (Note Spamtrap - To reply, replace 'invalid' with 'bellfamily')
According to Germany's automobile club (ADAC), the breakeven point for
diesel engines is at about 12.500 km/a for some models because of tax
differences in Germany. But taxes do vary a lot in Europe.
.- Bad tie rods, and suspension upper front control arms always go bad
sooner or later because of poor design and/or materials.
.- Wheel bearings. Very expensive considering what they are.
.- Turboes and vacuum lines often going bad. You might want to check boost.
.- Water coolant temp sensor goes bad very often.
.- Run an OBD diagnostic test to check for any fault codes.
.- Windscreen is of unusually low quality, so check it's in perfect
.- Have a look at brake rotors and pads.
.- Test drive it to check damper status.
.- Look for any leaks.
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