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Audi Q5 vs. Buick Enclave Reliability Comparisons

You won't find Audi Q5 or Buick Enclave reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots, to make it clear how much the Audi Q5 and the Buick Enclave truly differ in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Audi Q5 and Buick Enclave reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Audi Q5 and the Buick Enclave were a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Audi Q5 and the Buick Enclave have been recently.

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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2014 Audi Q5 46 Q5s, 4.9 months of data per Q5, average 4900 miles27
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2014 Buick Enclave 32 Enclaves, 5.3 months of data per Enclave, average 5200 miles

Year after year GM's large crossovers have had iffy reliability.
57
80% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Audi Q5 34 Q5s, 10.8 months of data per Q5, average 11200 miles23
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Buick Enclave 43 Enclaves, 9.1 months of data per Enclave, average 13300 miles31
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Audi Q5 42 Q5s, 9.5 months of data per Q5, average 20800 miles27
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Buick Enclave 49 Enclaves, 10.8 months of data per Enclave, average 26300 miles

The one reliable model year for GM's large crossovers. Unclear why this one differs from the others.
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0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Audi Q5 48 Q5s, 8.4 months of data per Q5, average 39200 miles48
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Buick Enclave 89 Enclaves, 9.5 months of data per Enclave, average 41300 miles44
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Audi Q5 35 Q5s, 10.7 months of data per Q5, average 47400 miles

Common problem with carbon build-up in gas V6 engine.
42
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Buick Enclave 66 Enclaves, 9.0 months of data per Enclave, average 52100 miles65
70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Audi Q5   15 Q5s, 8.5 months of data per Q5, average 56700 miles

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2009 Buick Enclave 97 Enclaves, 9.7 months of data per Enclave, average 67000 miles69
70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Buick Enclave 124 Enclaves, 9.5 months of data per Enclave, average 76300 miles71
60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Audi Q5

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Audi Q5

Audi Q5 Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
The 2009 Q5 is my wife's car. I drive it occasionally, we have 42,200 miles on the car. It has proven to be the best car we have owned having only one a/c issue last summer causing the a/c to stop working. We had the car repaired at the local Audi dealer. We bought the car new, ordering it from a dealer, took delivery of the car and have loved the car ever since. My wife will not trade the car. It drives great, steering and body is so firm and it's like driving a race car. Plenty of power, drives wonderfully on the interstates, I just can't find anything wrong. Don't understand how the 2009 reliability is so low. The car has never failed to start take us where we want, brings us home.
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Have owned two Enclaves now and no major problem in 46,000 miles total.
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The level of quality workmanship, material, parts and warrenty. 16,000 miles and no appereent defects.
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
First car that has not been back to the dealer for a major problem in the first two months
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Seems to be well built.
Buick Enclave Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
G.M. reputation