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
2,950
  A6
1,432
  Q5
628
  A3
544
  S4
541
  Q7
342
  TT
341
  A5
155
  A8
141
  Quattro
121
  S5
62
  A7
56
  RS6
42
  Allroad
42
  S6
36
  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 7,465 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 311.0. 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
  1996 Audi
156
  1997 Audi
145
  1998 Audi
401
  1999 Audi
446
  2000 Audi
467
  2001 Audi
485
  2002 Audi
363
  2003 Audi
371
  2004 Audi
333
  2005 Audi
420
  2006 Audi
579
  2007 Audi
459
  2008 Audi
386
  2009 Audi
305
  2010 Audi
372
  2011 Audi
344
  2012 Audi
363
  2013 Audi
346
  2014 Audi
176
  2015 Audi
196
  2016 Audi
113
  2017 Audi
132
  2018 Audi
98
  2019 Audi
9

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 1,398 problems reported. The second most common Audi car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (1,007 problems).



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