75 problems have been reported for the 2006 Audi A6. The following chart shows the 12 most common problems for 2006 Audi A6. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags with 38 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (11 problems).
In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2006 Audi A6 in the United States are 18,115 units . If the total number of problems reported by Audi A6 owners in the last 13 years is 75, and the age of the vehicle is 13, the PPMY index can then be calculated as
PPMY Index = 75 / 18,115 / 13 * 1000 = 0.32.
For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Audi A6 model year vehicles.
The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2006 Audi A6 in 2006.
|Service Year||Number of Problems|
When making the decision between buying a new or used Audi A6, the following table can be used to compare the 2006 Audi A6 with the Audi A6 from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2006 A6 is 75 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Audi A6 is 62.