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 RS4 model.

Table 1. Compare Audi models

Audi Model Number of Problems
  A4
2,995
  A6
1,444
  Q5
681
  A3
570
  S4
554
  Q7
363
  TT
343
  A5
167
  A8
153
  Quattro
121
  S5
67
  A7
63
  S6
44
  Allroad
44
  RS6
42
  Cabriolet
19
  S8
11
  RS4
7

Number of problems reported for all models of Audi built from year 2019 to 1996.

Owners of Audi cars have reported a total of 7,688 problems across all Audi models built from year 2019 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Audi models, is 320.3. Cars from Audi's 2006 model year have the most problems reported (579 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Audi
23
  2018 Audi
119
  2017 Audi
140
  2016 Audi
122
  2015 Audi
220
  2014 Audi
203
  2013 Audi
377
  2012 Audi
385
  2011 Audi
370
  2010 Audi
386
  2009 Audi
312
  2008 Audi
395
  2007 Audi
465
  2006 Audi
579
  2005 Audi
421
  2004 Audi
335
  2003 Audi
372
  2002 Audi
363
  2001 Audi
486
  2000 Audi
467
  1999 Audi
446
  1998 Audi
401
  1997 Audi
145
  1996 Audi
156

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 1,425 problems reported. The second most common Audi car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (1,025 problems).



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