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Audi Q5 vs. Buick Enclave Reliability

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Results are for year ending June 30, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2016 Audi Q5   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Q5s, 5.8 months of data per Q5, average 5500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2016 Buick Enclave 20
30.5194805195% 30.5194805195% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 Enclaves, 4.7 months of data per Enclave, average 4700 miles

The 2015 and 2016 have been reliable so far. But earlier model years were reliable when young, then worsened.

 

2015 Audi Q5 17
19.0476190476% 19.0476190476% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  55 Q5s, 10.0 months of data per Q5, average 12200 miles
2015 Buick Enclave 18
21.4285714286% 21.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  45 Enclaves, 10.2 months of data per Enclave, average 12200 miles

 

2014 Audi Q5 TDI 20
24.2857142857% 24.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  29 Q5 TDIs, 10.4 months of data per Q5 TDI, average 28200 miles
2014 Audi Q5 gas 26
38% 38% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  40 Q5 gass, 10.4 months of data per Q5 gas, average 22700 miles
2014 Buick Enclave 41
72.2857142857% 72.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  48 Enclaves, 9.8 months of data per Enclave, average 27300 miles

 

2013 Audi Q5 44
65.2709359606% 65.2709359606% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  34 Q5s, 8.9 months of data per Q5, average 29100 miles
2013 Buick Enclave 57
90.8866995074% 90.8866995074% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  36 Enclaves, 10.0 months of data per Enclave, average 41800 miles

Refreshed for 2013.

 

2012 Audi Q5 55
79.9539170507% 79.9539170507% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 Q5s, 9.4 months of data per Q5, average 47400 miles
2012 Buick Enclave 45
61.5207373272% 61.5207373272% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  51 Enclaves, 9.8 months of data per Enclave, average 58200 miles

 

2011 Audi Q5 65
81.746031746% 81.746031746% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  32 Q5s, 9.8 months of data per Q5, average 60100 miles

Common problem with oil consumption in the 2.0T engine. This was common in the 2009 and 2010 earlier. Known issue. No reports yet for the 2012s, so 2011 might be the last year affected. Also multiple reports of coil pack failures.
2011 Buick Enclave 75
97.619047619% 97.619047619% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  65 Enclaves, 9.6 months of data per Enclave, average 66000 miles

 

2010 Audi Q5 40
37.1794871795% 37.1794871795% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  28 Q5s, 9.8 months of data per Q5, average 64100 miles

Common problem with carbon build-up in gas V6 engine.
2010 Buick Enclave 75
88.4615384615% 88.4615384615% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  44 Enclaves, 8.8 months of data per Enclave, average 76400 miles

 

2009 Audi Q5   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Q5s, 10.0 months of data per Q5, average 89600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2009 Buick Enclave 87
76.0504201681% 76.0504201681% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  61 Enclaves, 9.5 months of data per Enclave, average 80900 miles

 

2008 Buick Enclave 82
68.6813186813% 68.6813186813% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  86 Enclaves, 9.4 months of data per Enclave, average 98300 miles

Multiple reports of transmission wave plate failures earlier.

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