A3/S3 delivery lead time?

Who knows what's going on, just had an email from the dealer saying my car is in the UK. Fingers crossed i can take delivery of it very soon.
when did you order yours?
 
Original order beg of March but due to certain options being removed the actual order when in towards the end of March
That’s not bad at all then if it is in the UK. Collection could be very soon. Fingers crossed for you.
 

Wheezy556

Member
Just a heads up to all of you waiting for a build week.
I've been informed that all build week slots for A3 are full until week 29 and that we should be given one after this date.
Fingers crossed at least that's a little info instead of being totally in the dark
 

MF DOOMER

Active Member
audi via Twitter has just reconfirmed my build date... 13/09/21 (week 37)... I was hoping to get an improvement to week 35.... as things stand thats a 4.5 month wait before the car even starts to get built....
 

Rads

Active Member
audi via Twitter has just reconfirmed my build date... 13/09/21 (week 37)... I was hoping to get an improvement to week 35.... as things stand thats a 4.5 month wait before the car even starts to get built....
I still can't get even an estimated build date. Ordered in March, fear the worst.
 

Warwick14

New Member
Does it matter what model/spec is ordered regarding the wait? I’ve just put in an order for an S3 Vorsprung Saloon - I’m at the beginning of this long journey!
 

Dagger

Member
Does it matter what model/spec is ordered regarding the wait? I’ve just put in an order for an S3 Vorsprung Saloon - I’m at the beginning of this long journey!
I’ve ordered A3 Vorsprung 16th April, no build date but advised not to expect delivery until October minimum. I’m ok as given fixed px for my BMW 330d xdrive
 
The wait times are becoming long to new orders, dealers are now trying to buy back cars to sell them due to the high demand and short supply.

Any one want a vorsprung? ;)
Maybe they’ll hold the value for a little bit until they can meet demand. Love the YouTube Content. Very informative stuff. Your videos made me decide on ordering the Edition 1.
 

JPNuts

New Member
The wait is killing me! Planning on doing the NC500 on September in the s3. Really don't want to do it in my A1!
 

Rads

Active Member
The wait is killing me! Planning on doing the NC500 on September in the s3. Really don't want to do it in my A1!
The wait is bad enough, however the lack of information and customer service from Audi is just shocking. I'm beginning to think they want to **** folk off enough that they will cancel.
 
interesting...I ordered mine the same time as you but my build dates have been week 46/35/42/36/37.... very random.. I don't believe my extras are on the list that causes delays
It is random isn't it? I've been told now that my car goes into production this week (BW 25). A3 S-Line 35TFSI with comfort and sound pack, lumbar support on the front seats and different wheels.
 
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Spenk

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It is random isn't it? I've been told now that my car goes into production this week (BW 25). A3 S-Line 35TFSI with comfort and sound pack, lumbar support on the front seats and bigger wheels.
Seems to be related to certain options/engines. You can tell by the options they have removed from the configurator over the last few months (panoramic roof/matrix LEDs). Vorsprung and edition 1 models will be facing this the worst I'm sure.
 

NevMan

Well known member
Seems to be related to certain options/engines. You can tell by the options they have removed from the configurator over the last few months (panoramic roof/matrix LEDs). Vorsprung and edition 1 models will be facing this the worst I'm sure.

Looks like what the are doing, at least for now is supply the “extras” in the Vorsprung models but making unavailable as separate options
 

Rads

Active Member
Seems to be related to certain options/engines. You can tell by the options they have removed from the configurator over the last few months (panoramic roof/matrix LEDs). Vorsprung and edition 1 models will be facing this the worst I'm sure.
I'm lost with it all. My daughter was expecting delivery in May, 30 tfsi sline auto, no extras but still awaits a build slot.
 

Spenk

New Member
I'm lost with it all. My daughter was expecting delivery in May, 30 tfsi sline auto, no extras but still awaits a build slot.
Maybe the auto or 30 engine? (or combination of both).

Unfortunately we can only speculate as to what Audi are prioritising in terms of specifications. They should really just announce exactly what is causing these delays for some.
 

Wheezy556

Member
Maybe the auto or 30 engine? (or combination of both).

Unfortunately we can only speculate as to what Audi are prioritising in terms of specifications. They should really just announce exactly what is causing these delays for some.
I asked them this and if there was any alternative. They didn't respond to the question just said no build slots until after week 29
 

MF DOOMER

Active Member
It is random isn't it? I've been told now that my car goes into production this week (BW 25). A3 S-Line 35TFSI with comfort and sound pack, lumbar support on the front seats and different wheels.
good news I envy you...lol... I ordered a TFSI 35 S Line with the flat bottom steering wheel/Diamond cut alloy wheels/ambient lighting.... none of these extras are causing delays
 
Got email from dealer today, they have my car. Hopefully picking it up Monday (if all goes well)
That’s quick considering your order went through end of March and all the delays that have happened with build dates etc. Congrats.
 

twiggytheninja

New Member
With some of the stories on here, I am surprised.
For info (i know there's been talk of which models/trim/engines/options were affected the most) I ordered a S3 C&S, which double spoke alloys, extended light pack, audi phone box, Advanced key and space saver. originally build week 20, was pushed to build week 21. Fingers crossed Audi step up and get everyone their cars sooner than expected.
 

KXL

Active Member
My situation is different, ordered in early Dec 2020, car arrived in UK end April (originallly supposed to arrive in mid-March). I'm out of country for a bit, so they will hold the car for me up till end July (they said they can only do 3 months hold max, before they need to put through a new finance via Lex Auto again). Mine was just bog standard 30 TFSI MHEV Sport with C&S and no other options.
 

Spenk

New Member
Has anybody that has had their car built recently know how long it took Audi to build the car? I got this message from Audi twitter today and I was under the assumption cars were built in a week? Or was I being naive?!

Hi. The order shows as beginning production week 26, and the current estimated timeframe in which we expect production to be complete is currently 4 week. We therefore anticipate production will be complete by the beginning of week 30, which commences 26th July.
 

Rads

Active Member
Has anybody that has had their car built recently know how long it took Audi to build the car? I got this message from Audi twitter today and I was under the assumption cars were built in a week? Or was I being naive?!

Hi. The order shows as beginning production week 26, and the current estimated timeframe in which we expect production to be complete is currently 4 week. We therefore anticipate production will be complete by the beginning of week 30, which commences 26th July.
Can't see it taking 4 weeks, although to be fair Audi seem to drag their feet with everything. When did you place your order?
 

Spenk

New Member
Can't see it taking 4 weeks, although to be fair Audi seem to drag their feet with everything. When did you place your order?
Yeah I did think it was usually quicker than that, unless they are aware of a slowdown right now?

I ordered 31st March.
 
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