A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Audi TT

Schedule Pre-purchase Car Inspection
Service Area

$99.00

Upfront, Transparent Price
Average rating from 4,358 customers who received a Pre-purchase Car Inspection.

Audi can be depended upon to bring the ultimate in refinement to the table, along with quality, style, and performance. The TT is no exception to this rule – with its aerodynamic almost Porsche-like look and 360 turbocharged horses under the cover; sports and luxury cars come together in one beautiful, fluid package. Flexibility, visual attractiveness, and capability were never so alluring.

Key Features

Quattro all-wheel drive is standard on all 2012 TT models, a rarity in the luxury sports car segment. The 10-way power seats, flat-bottom steering wheel, and optional convertible soft top all make this car the enjoyable driving machine it is.

Changes for 2012

There are no significant changes to the base TT model in the 2012 model year.

What We Like

The dual-clutch automatic gearbox allows easy, automatic shifting in traffic, but then allows active driver participation out on the open road. The rear seat folds down, allowing for expanded cargo space, and the AWD offers sporty fun coupled with safety in any climate. The hill-hold assist is also useful – this safety feature keeps the car from rolling backward on inclines when switching from the brake to the gas pedal.

What Concerns Us

The rear seat in the coupe is best suited to transporting cargo or children, as it is not roomy enough to be comfortable for adults. In order to get a USB port and iPod connectivity, you must add the MMI navigation system – such a basic amenity in a car at this price point should be a given. The TT offers a slightly less visceral experience than competitors like the Porsche Boxster.

Available Models

Under the hood of the 2012 Audi TT you’ll find a 2.0L turbocharged in-line 4-cylinder automated manual with 258 lb.-ft. of torque and 211 HP, with a fuel efficiency of 23/31 mpg. The TTS version sports a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder 6-speed automated manual with 258 lb.-ft. of torque, 265 HP, and 23/31 mpg. The TT RS coupe variant comes with a 2.5L turbocharged in-line 5-cylinder manual with 343 lb.-ft. of torque, 360 HP, and 18/25 mpg.

Major Recalls

There are no recalls for the 2012 Audi TT.

Common Issues

There are no reported complaints on this model, however there have been several service bulletins issued for things like the coolant level warning light coming on, limp mode activating due to coolant migration, and an extension of the fuel injector and intake manifold warranties.

Audi TT 2012 Interior


Next Step

Schedule Pre-purchase Car Inspection

The most popular service booked by readers of this article is Pre-purchase Car Inspection. Yourmechanic’s technicians bring the dealership to you by performing this job at your home or office 7 days a week between 7AM-9PM. We currently cover over 10k cities and have 100k+ 5-star reviews... LEARN MORE

SEE PRICING & SCHEDULING

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Recent Pre-purchase Car Inspection reviews

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Pre-purchase Car Inspection Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

4,358

Rating Summary
4,053
168
34
34
69
4,053
168
34
34
69

Benji

21 years of experience
92 reviews
Benji
21 years of experience
Ford Thunderbird - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Phoenix, Arizona
This is the second time this week that Benji has inspected a car for me before purchase. His reports are clear and thorough, saving me a lot of money from buying a lemon. He is dependable and honest. Even after the inspections, I kept contacting him with question after question. He answers them all and even sends me additional information. I totally recommend him!
Ford Thunderbird - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Mesa, Arizona
Benji went through a flooding situation to inspect my car. His inspection was thorough and professional. I emailed him numerous times, and he answered each and every one of them. He even has a good sense of humor. Thanks to his hard work and thorough inspection, I was saved from buying a potential lemon. Thanks, Benji.

Attila

18 years of experience
487 reviews
Attila
18 years of experience
Subaru WRX - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Elmwood Park, New Jersey
It was once of the best experience I've had buying a car. I felt more confident then nervous and I would 100% recommend this
Volkswagen CC - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Little Ferry, New Jersey
Attila was absolutely amazing! Very knowledgeable and went over and beyond to give me clarity regarding a vehicle I am planning to purchase. He was very competent and did a thorough pre-purchase inspection for a VW CC. Excellent people-skills!

Breck

19 years of experience
562 reviews
Breck
19 years of experience
Chevrolet Express 2500 - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Houston, Texas
I scheduled a pre-purchase inspection and was really happy with the quality of the inspection. Breck was actually running ahead of schedule which was fine and was also well communicated. The inspection was thorough including interior, exterior and undercarriage reviews both written, verbal and documented with photos. Also, Breck identified some potential issues that could cause a real headache with the vehicle.
Jeep Wrangler - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Houston, Texas
Breck was timely and efficient. Very knowledgeable. After the inspection was complete, he took the time to ride along with me to pinpoint a noise I heard. Would definitely recommend and use him again.

Carlos

27 years of experience
280 reviews
Carlos
27 years of experience
BMW 330Ci - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Brea, California
Carlos was very thorough with his inspection on this vehicle I’m considering purchasing. He took detailed information with pictures of any defects and an estimate to have things maintenanced. Highly recommended and I may have him maintenance the car if I should decide to buy it.
Toyota Camry - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Baldwin Park, California
Professional and knowledgeable. Found problems quickly and explained to me what it means and what we can do. Highly recommend.

Need Help With Your Car?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 2,000 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

GET A QUOTE