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
2,838
  A6
1,380
  S4
534
  Q5
512
  A3
481
  TT
337
  Q7
283
  A8
123
  Quattro
121
  A5
114
  S5
53
  RS6
41
  Allroad
36
  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 6,912 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 300.5. Cars from Audi's 2006 model year have the most problems reported (565 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
481
  2002 Audi
361
  2003 Audi
367
  2004 Audi
331
  2005 Audi
418
  2006 Audi
565
  2007 Audi
428
  2008 Audi
368
  2009 Audi
274
  2010 Audi
336
  2011 Audi
295
  2012 Audi
290
  2013 Audi
263
  2014 Audi
140
  2015 Audi
147
  2016 Audi
85
  2017 Audi
95
  2018 Audi
56

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 1,266 problems reported. The second most common Audi car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (955 problems).



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