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Audi A8 / S8 vs. Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Audi A8 / S8 and Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 reliability data provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Audi A8 / S8s and Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Audi A8 / S8s and Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s that are lemons (required three or more repair trips in the past year). These figures might surprise you.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to closely track Audi A8 / S8 and Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Audi A8 / S8 and Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 have been recently.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Audi A8 / S8

Audi A8 / S8 Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr Sedan, ext. 330-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
MANY MANY COMPLIMENTS ON THIS CAR. IT IS NOTICED AND COMMENTED UPON REGULARLY EVEN BY PEOPLE WHO DO NOT KNOW YOU.
2004 4dr Sedan, ext. 330-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Top of the line. Limosine Luxury. Audi name.
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Audi A4 / S4 / RS4

Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Wagon turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Audi now rivals Mercedes and Porsche for brand image.
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
great brand
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual AWD
I focused on the A4 Avant in part due to many reviews of this model vs other "comparable" vehicles.
2007 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Audi-for people who can park themselves, right? this is the brand for people who know better. quattro baby!
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Audi is a high-class brand.
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Overall I like the styles, though they need to work on interior design. Here again, the TT designers did great on interior, A4 less so but ok. Audi brand reputation and image to me is one of style plus excellent handling.
2006 4dr Sedan 340-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Audi is competent without being flashy. Confident without being cocky.
2005 4dr Sedan turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Love German Cars
2005 4dr Wagon 340-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I am an avid Audi fan. I have always followed their racing efforts as well as their production cars.
2003 4dr Wagon turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4
5-speed manual AWD
Audi is a luxury brand. It is clearly the vehicle I would like to be associated with.
Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2002 4dr Sedan 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed manual AWD
Not as well regarded as mercedes or bmw