1) The lease on a new Edge is 1/2 the cost
2) No need for a VCDS to perform routine maintenance
3) More confidence in vehicle dependability
4) Full warranty. With 6 months left on the Q5 lease and 38,000 miles on the odometer, I fear any repair cost might be enormously expensive
5) Dealer is in town instead of 35 miles away
6) The Edge has a mechanically actuated emergency brake, an important safety feature.
I would like to thank others on this forum that helped me understand further the simplicity of the front brake pad replacement. It saved me a lot of time and money.
Like the difference between a Supermodel and the girl next door.
Which one can you depend on?
Do you know the difference between preimum class cars and other???
Ford is in a class: Mazda, Hyundai, Kia, Toyota, Honda, Nissan .....
Exist cheaper cars than the Ford Edge, buy and enjoy yourself.
Originally Posted by pcfithian
Not correct. See my post on the Q5 brake job.
Oh, and I also expressed a concern over a non-mechanical emergency brake.
It is pretty hard to believe that a $350 VCDS or a trip to the dealer is required to reset the service interval reminder.
Are you always this cordial?
All new modern cars have EPB, if you do not like it that's your problem ( Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Ferrari......have EPB) Yes it is a serious problem
You've become boring with repetition of mechanical parking brake
It is true you do not need VCDS, but you need this: Ford VCM IDS Rotunda or Ford VCM II, or Ford KM tool and more................
Your money, your choice .... good luck
Q5 2.0 TFSI,S-tronic,
Milano leather, B&O, 19" 5-arm polished
Sounds like you had an awful time with your Q5. Sorry to hear that.
Then again I'm confused with why you'd stick around instead of moving to the positive side of your new ride?
If you are looking for some pride, even an apology from us then I guess it's okay for us to put a "troll" tag on.
Well what do I know, enjoy your ride! Glad you found something that works for you.
I was going to make the same observation. Troll. Ignore.
BTW I came from a Mazda CX-9 which, while well engineered and well built -- and having nearly the same feature set of my Q5 -- was just a cut below in quality. Shinier plastic. Cheaper, harder leather. Skinnier steering wheel and shift ****. Thinner carpet and headliner. And on and on. Nice car ... just not an Audi.
- 2013 A6 3.0T Prestige, Quartz Gray/Black, 19" Sport, Driver Assist, LED headlights,Cold Weather and B&O;
Bridgestone RE970AS tires; XPel Ultimate full front, mirrors and rocker panels, Opti-coat Pro - 2002 allroad 2.7t - 13y/50K mi and still like new - 2009 A4 3.2 Prestige w/Nav (sold at 4y/48K mi) - 2001 A6 2.7t (sold at 8y/98K mi)