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2012 Audi Q5 Problems and Repair Histories

68 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Audi Q5. 23 of these members (33.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 48 repairs to 2012 Audi Q5s--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 Audi Q5 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 Audi Q5 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 Audi Q5 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2012 Audi Q5 repairs by problem area

10% of the 2012 Audi Q5 repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 19% to the brakes, 8% to the suspension, 23% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 29% to the body and trim.

Chart based on 48 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2012 Audi Q5 problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Audi Q5

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Audi Q5 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 620    
620 0 noise on the window 

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2012 Audi Q5 4dr SUV

turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi Q5 in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 0    
10000 0 Warped rotors. Replaced under warranty, no fault of owner 
12000 0 Warped rotors again. 
19000 0 Warped rotors yet again. Brake pads and rotors replaced by Audi 
22500 0 Rotors warped again. Left front caliper replaced (possibly sticking) and new front rotors. 
31700 0 Braking issues, rotors keep warping. The German engineers got involved and could not figure anything out.  
35000 0 Needed rotors again 
 
Audi Q5 in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2011 0    
6300 0 Required software update to fix jerky low speed shifts 
10300 0 Discoloration on chrome trim 
16000 0 AC pressure valve? failed 
19500 0 Replaced both front leather seat back skins due to defect in material that caused tears in leather at headrest grommets 
21000  
Audi Q5 in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2011 0    
4000 0 Heated seats did not provide any adequate level of heat. A TSB had been issued for 2012 Q5 to correct this issue. the work took less than 1 hour. 
25000  
Audi Q5 in Utah, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 0    
9000 0 Bad brake pad wear sensor replaced. 
22000 0 Replaced passenger side mirror. 
 
Audi Q5 in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 0    
0 Transmission fault code; R&R mechatronic unit 
7000 0 Rattle in rear seatback repaired 
50000  
Audi Q5 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 0    
5000 0 Adjustment to cargo cover to stop frequent rattling. 
8000 0 Fixed rattle myself by wrapping tape around the rubber pegs that hold the cover in place. 
22000 0 Brakes pads are rotors required replacement at 22,000 miles. odd shifting behavior at very low speeds. 
Audi Q5 in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2011 0    
3000 0 Steering pump replaced because it was making a loud squealing noise. Noise continues after replacement, Audi claims there is no fix to the issue. 
 

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2012 Audi Q5 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi Q5 in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 0    
1700 0 There was a "plinking" sound in the driver side, front wheel well when I hit a moderate bump (train track/elevated manhole/brick road). The problem was corrected. 
3000  
Audi Q5 in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 5000    
5000 0 MMI. Needed to be reset. Radio had loud hum. No problems since 
16000 0 Bad Cam Filter Sensor part had to be ordered 
26000  

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