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    Thread: My Special Order allroad Is Taking Forever!!!!!!

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      06-25-2012 05:03 PM #1
      DAMN...... DAMN...... DAMN...... DAMN....... DAMN!!!!!!!!

      I'm now told... my 2013 allroad, that I orderd in April, won't be arriving at the port of Houston until at least August 31st.

      From there... it will take another two weeks before it arrives at the dealership.

      THAT'S FIVE FREAKIN' MONTHS!!!!!


      Ugggg.... it's killing me!
      Last edited by TREGinginCO; 07-26-2012 at 11:58 AM.

    2. 06-25-2012 09:14 PM #2
      I hear you. I just ordered mine last week and am told "early to mid-October", unless I want to buy one of their promo units. Uh, no. I wanted to drive one before ordering since I was concerned about the engine. However I was wildly surprised about its performance and placed my order.

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    3. 06-25-2012 09:20 PM #3
      Forgot that August is Euro holiday....... no worky!
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      06-25-2012 10:22 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by TREGinginCO View Post
      DAMN...... DAMN...... DAMN...... DAMN....... DAMN!!!!!!!!

      I'm now told... my 2013 allroad, that I orderd in April, won't be arriving at the port of Houston until at least August 31st.

      From there... it will take another two weeks before it arrives at the dealership.

      THAT'S FIVE FREAKIN' MONTHS!!!!!


      Ugggg.... it's killing me!
      Hey, I'm the jerk that told you that it might take longer than you thought but I woulda never guessed that it would be that long. I wonder what the holdup is with your order. I've done a bunch of factory orders and the timeline has never come close to five months... that is too friggin long but it looks like you'll just have to suffer it out.
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      06-26-2012 01:29 PM #5
      You're notta jerk!

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      06-26-2012 03:08 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by TREGinginCO View Post
      DAMN...... DAMN...... DAMN...... DAMN....... DAMN!!!!!!!!

      I'm now told... my 2013 allroad, that I orderd in April, won't be arriving at the port of Houston until at least August 31st.

      From there... it will take another two weeks before it arrives at the dealership.

      THAT'S FIVE FREAKIN' MONTHS!!!!!


      Ugggg.... it's killing me!
      Okay, what did you order?

      I just picked mine up this last weekend over at Prestige. They had 4 come in last week.
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      06-26-2012 04:14 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by TREGinginCO View Post
      You're notta jerk!
      Well, someone around here is getting jerked around on their order. I mean like what?... Audi is too busy to build your car but they're making them every day for everyone else?

      Audi needs to bump you up in the waiting line. Right now it looks like they've managed to move you to the back of the bus.

      Besides, I want you to get yours sooner so I can live vicariously through your future allroad postings.
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      06-27-2012 09:07 AM #8
      I heard that my nearest dealer has a couple in stock already. I haven't confirmed, but it seems plausible.

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      06-27-2012 01:03 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by Incrementalg View Post
      I heard that my nearest dealer has a couple in stock already. I haven't confirmed, but it seems plausible.
      There are a few of them around here in NE Ohio. But there's little chance that one sitting on a dealer's lot would match up with one's preferred options. A factory order is pretty much a given.
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      06-27-2012 05:11 PM #10
      I'm not even ordering something that special.... it's just a Premium Plus with the Layered Oak Inlays for the interior with black leather.

      HEY AUDI ----- ARE YOU LISTENING??? HOW ABOUT RESPONDING TO EMAIL!!!!

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      06-28-2012 03:11 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by TREGinginCO View Post
      I'm not even ordering something that special.... it's just a Premium Plus with the Layered Oak Inlays for the interior with black leather.
      Boy... I would think that there should be one like that presently on a lot somewhere. Have you tried doing an inventory search on Edmunds? Might be able to find one that's pretty close if not exactly what you want.
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      06-28-2012 07:56 PM #12
      UPDATE:

      The nice folks at Audi of America contacted me today. They gave me the scoop on what's happening with the production of my vehicle.

      AoA says they've put a rush on the delivery of the vehicle, so it should save two to three weeks off the delivery.

      Thank you very much Audi.... you didn't have to do that! Also... you didn't have to call me either, but that contact is very much appreciated.

      For the record, the person I spoke with at Audi could not have been any nicer. It was a real pleasure to speak with her.


      As for existing inventory ---- Audi told me they don't have one set up this way anywhere in the United States or in the dealer stock that's on the way.
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      06-28-2012 08:36 PM #13
      That's great news and great service! Can't wait to hear about the car!

    14. 06-28-2012 09:25 PM #14
      There are many on dealer lots that are not the demo units. They are, however, optioned unlike many people may want. Hence, the loooooong order..
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      06-28-2012 09:45 PM #15
      Yeah, a local dealer has 3. One of which is optioned to the hilt with a $50k price tag. Yikes. The sticker on my loaded C5 wasnt near that much new. Different car and 9 years ago I guess.

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      07-03-2012 07:06 PM #16
      A HUGE Thank You to the folks at Audi of America who are contacting me to update me on my order and offering help however they can.

      It's a sign of a CLASS ACT in Customer Service is it is very much appreciated!!!!!

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      07-03-2012 08:15 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by TREGinginCO View Post
      A HUGE Thank You to the folks at Audi of America who are contacting me to update me on my order and offering help however they can.

      It's a sign of a CLASS ACT in Customer Service is it is very much appreciated!!!!!
      Did Audi contact you out of the blue, or in response to your inquiry about your order?

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      07-04-2012 12:36 AM #18
      They responded to my inquiry.

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      07-12-2012 11:40 PM #19
      My allroad hit the production line on July 9th (Monday) ---- and I'm told I should have a VIN any time now. Looks like it's really gonna happen.

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      07-13-2012 02:46 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by TREGinginCO View Post
      My allroad hit the production line on July 9th (Monday) ---- and I'm told I should have a VIN any time now. Looks like it's really gonna happen.
      With your luck what will happen is that Somali sea pirates will grab the ship with your car on board... and turn it into an allroad technical.
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      07-13-2012 05:23 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by SoSuMi View Post
      With your luck what will happen is that Somali sea pirates will grab the ship with your car on board... and turn it into an allroad technical.

      That would soooooooooooooooooooooo suck!!!!!!

    22. 07-14-2012 11:52 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by TREGinginCO View Post
      My allroad hit the production line on July 9th (Monday) ---- and I'm told I should have a VIN any time now. Looks like it's really gonna happen.
      What is your slated delivery date now?

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      07-14-2012 05:00 PM #23
      The end of August is all I know at this point. Will have a better idea once it's on a ship.

    24. 07-26-2012 12:53 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by TREGinginCO View Post
      The end of August is all I know at this point. Will have a better idea once it's on a ship.
      Did you end up negotiating a trade in on your Sportwagon TDI or are you going to sell PP? In another thread you said you and the dealer were far apart? How far exactly? The reason I ask is that I have an 11 TDI Golf that I want to trade in on either an Allroad or maybe a new BMW sportwagon, the KBB and NADA on mine are pretty high (23ish - I bought the car with virtually every option to be had). How much were they trying to undercut you?

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      07-26-2012 02:26 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by cshecks View Post
      Did you end up negotiating a trade in on your Sportwagon TDI or are you going to sell PP? In another thread you said you and the dealer were far apart? How far exactly? The reason I ask is that I have an 11 TDI Golf that I want to trade in on either an Allroad or maybe a new BMW sportwagon, the KBB and NADA on mine are pretty high (23ish - I bought the car with virtually every option to be had). How much were they trying to undercut you?
      My dealer came up quite a bit when they found out a local dealer wanted my TDI and was willing to pay for it.

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