Audi - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Audi models

The following chart shows the Audi models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Audi has sold far more A4 model cars than the S8 model.

Table 1. Compare Audi models

Audi Model Number of Problems
  A4
2,721
  A6
1,325
  S4
524
  A3
449
  Q5
446
  TT
328
  Q7
259
  A8
121
  Quattro
121
  A5
101
  S5
47
  RS6
41
  Allroad
29
  S6
28
  Cabriolet
19
  RS4
7
  S8
5

Number of problems reported for all models of Audi built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Audi cars have reported a total of 6,571 problems across all Audi models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Audi models, is 285.7. Cars from Audi's 2006 model year have the most problems reported (549 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Audi
156
  1997 Audi
145
  1998 Audi
401
  1999 Audi
443
  2000 Audi
467
  2001 Audi
480
  2002 Audi
361
  2003 Audi
360
  2004 Audi
326
  2005 Audi
413
  2006 Audi
549
  2007 Audi
389
  2008 Audi
344
  2009 Audi
268
  2010 Audi
322
  2011 Audi
279
  2012 Audi
267
  2013 Audi
214
  2014 Audi
102
  2015 Audi
116
  2016 Audi
59
  2017 Audi
76
  2018 Audi
34

Common problems of Audi Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Audi cars. The number one most common problem of Audi cars is related to the vehicle's air bags, with 1,161 problems reported. The second most common Audi car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (934 problems).



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