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Audi Q5 vs. Buick Enclave Reliability

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Results are for year ending September 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
  20 Q5s, 7.2 months of data per Q5, average 7300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2016 Buick Enclave 23
38.3116883117% 38.3116883117% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  33 Enclaves, 6.4 months of data per Enclave, average 6600 miles

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

 

2015 Audi Q5 13
9.52380952381% 9.52380952381% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  51 Q5s, 10.7 months of data per Q5, average 14800 miles
2015 Buick Enclave 21
28.5714285714% 28.5714285714% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  46 Enclaves, 9.7 months of data per Enclave, average 15400 miles

 

2014 Audi Q5 TDI 17
15.9340659341% 15.9340659341% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  28 Q5 TDIs, 10.0 months of data per Q5 TDI, average 31200 miles
2014 Audi Q5 gas 31
46.7032967033% 46.7032967033% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  40 Q5 gass, 9.6 months of data per Q5 gas, average 25400 miles
2014 Buick Enclave 49
86.2637362637% 86.2637362637% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  48 Enclaves, 9.7 months of data per Enclave, average 31500 miles

 

2013 Audi Q5 42
61.3300492611% 61.3300492611% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  33 Q5s, 8.6 months of data per Q5, average 33200 miles
2013 Buick Enclave 50
77.0935960591% 77.0935960591% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  40 Enclaves, 8.4 months of data per Enclave, average 42200 miles

Refreshed for 2013.

 

2012 Audi Q5 43
63.3004926108% 63.3004926108% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  36 Q5s, 10.1 months of data per Q5, average 48900 miles
2012 Buick Enclave 46
69.2118226601% 69.2118226601% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  50 Enclaves, 9.3 months of data per Enclave, average 61400 miles

 

2011 Audi Q5 68
78.2051282051% 78.2051282051% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  30 Q5s, 11.1 months of data per Q5, average 63700 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 77
91.3919413919% 91.3919413919% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  65 Enclaves, 9.4 months of data per Enclave, average 67700 miles

 

2010 Audi Q5 29
21.0622710623% 21.0622710623% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  26 Q5s, 9.5 months of data per Q5, average 67200 miles

Common problem with carbon build-up in gas V6 engine.
2010 Buick Enclave 67
76.7399267399% 76.7399267399% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  43 Enclaves, 9.2 months of data per Enclave, average 77900 miles

 

2009 Audi Q5   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Q5s, 10.4 months of data per Q5, average 88100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2009 Buick Enclave 74
64.8688046647% 64.8688046647% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  57 Enclaves, 9.4 months of data per Enclave, average 83600 miles

 

2008 Buick Enclave 69
54.3956043956% 54.3956043956% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  81 Enclaves, 9.5 months of data per Enclave, average 100800 miles

Multiple reports of transmission wave plate failures earlier.

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