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Evaluate Wear and Tear

Before Starting

Some vehicle wear and tear is expected. Follow each tab to see common damage items and what is considered “excess” wear and tear. Any excess wear and tear will be noted on your final inspection report and you will be responsible for the necessary repairs or parts replacements. Use the "Wear and Tear" card where you see beside a picture. You can print a copy of the “Wear and Tear” card to assist you in conducting your own vehicle self-inspection.

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Exterior

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  • Improperly completed body repairs (e.g., mismatched paint, sanding marks and incomplete dent removals).
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  • Any dents, dings, scratches, gouges or chips larger than 5 cm or
    2 inches on the bumpers.
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  • More than two dents, dings, scratches, gouges or chips per panel, regardless of the size.
  • Other things to look out for:

    • Any dents, dings, scratches, gouges or chips larger than 2.5 cm or 1 inch on any body panel.
    • Severe paint chips.
    • Unrepaired chips on the windshield.
    • Four or more chips are present (even if repaired).
    • VIN plate is not visible.
    • Cracked, heavily pitted glass or any chip that has begun to spider.


Before Starting  
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Interior

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  • Holes, cracks, cuts, tears, burns or severe scuffing to the interior soft trim (including upholstery, headliner, carpets, etc.).
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  • Any equipment that originally came with your Audi vehicle must be returned with it. This includes (but is not limited to) the CD player, navigation discs, airbags, Audi Media Interface cable, cover for the convertible top, spare tire and tool kit set, owner’s manuals, car keys and remotes (including an additional valet key, if applicable). Any missing items will incur a charge.
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  • Permanent staining of the upholstery, carpet or interior panels.
  • Other things to look out for:

    • Damage to the convertible top (if applicable).


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Tires/Wheels

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  • One or more tires, including the spare, have less than 3.2 mm or 4/32 inch of tread remaining at the shallowest point.
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  • Broken, missing or curb damage to the wheel (including cover/cap, if applicable).
  • Other things to look out for:

    • All five tires must match the original tires in size, type (e.g., all season) and speed rating (on quattro models all tires must be the same brand).
    • The spare tire cannot be used to replace one of the other four tires, and must be included with vehicle.
    • Retread or recapped are not acceptable.
    • If you are using alternate rims (alloy or steel) with your winter tires, please note that the vehicle must be returned with the original alloy wheels and acceptable tires installed on the vehicle.
    • Winter tires will be accepted if lease maturity date is between December 1st and April 1st. However, if using alternate rims (alloy or steel) with your winter tires, the vehicle must be returned with the original alloy wheels and acceptable tires.
    • Any tire with gouges, bulges with sidewall damage/repairs are not acceptable.


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Aftermarket

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  • Poor quality window tint (i.e. tint is scratched, torn, bubbling or any colour but black).

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  • All aftermarket accessories that are not Audi genuine parts, installed by your dealer.

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  • Hitch: Trailer or other types (unless it is a dealer installed Audi Genuine Accessory or included from the factory on the Q5 or Q7 models).

  • Other things to look out for:

    • Modifications to the chassis, engine or suspension.
    • Decals or alteration to the paint.
    • Service indicator lights are ON (check engine light, airbag light, etc.); have your dealer attend to this before returning your Audi (check with your dealer to see if the repair is covered under warranty).


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