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
2,925
  A6
1,424
  Q5
598
  S4
540
  A3
534
  TT
341
  Q7
330
  A5
153
  A8
138
  Quattro
121
  S5
57
  A7
55
  RS6
42
  Allroad
39
  S6
32
  Cabriolet
19
  RS4
7
  S8
6

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

Owners of Audi cars have reported a total of 7,361 problems across all Audi models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Audi models, is 306.7. Cars from Audi's 2006 model year have the most problems reported (578 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
485
  2002 Audi
363
  2003 Audi
371
  2004 Audi
333
  2005 Audi
420
  2006 Audi
578
  2007 Audi
458
  2008 Audi
383
  2009 Audi
299
  2010 Audi
370
  2011 Audi
333
  2012 Audi
348
  2013 Audi
326
  2014 Audi
170
  2015 Audi
187
  2016 Audi
110
  2017 Audi
124
  2018 Audi
83
  2019 Audi
8

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 1,393 problems reported. The second most common Audi car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (993 problems).



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