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Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class vs. Audi A5 / S5 Reliability Comparisons

You won't find Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class or Audi A5 / S5 reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots, to make it clear how much the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the Audi A5 / S5 truly differ in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and Audi A5 / S5 reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the Audi A5 / S5 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 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the Audi A5 / S5 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 A5 / S5   15 A5 / S5s, 3.5 months of data per A5 / S5, average 3600 miles

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2013 Audi A5 / S5 94 A5 / S5s, 9.0 months of data per A5 / S5, average 9400 miles

Refreshed for this model year.
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20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Audi A5 32 A5s, 8.8 months of data per A5, average 22500 miles9
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Audi S5 45 S5s, 8.2 months of data per S5, average 21800 miles43
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Audi S5 51 S5s, 10.0 months of data per S5, average 31800 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are A4s or S4s.
40
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Audi A5 38 A5s, 10.0 months of data per A5, average 33400 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are A4s or S4s.
44
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class   17 GLK-Classes, 9.6 months of data per GLK-Class, average 26700 miles

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2010 Audi A5 3.2 / S5 66 A5 3.2 / S5s, 9.2 months of data per A5 3.2 / S5, average 42300 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are A4s or S4s. Multiple reports of excessive oil consumption for the 2.0T engine. Some engines rebuilt with updated valves and piston rings.
45
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Audi A5 2.0T 32 A5 2.0Ts, 9.6 months of data per A5 2.0T, average 49500 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are A4s or S4s. Multiple reports of excessive oil consumption for the 2.0T engine. Some engines rebuilt with updated valves and piston rings.
63
70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 27 GLK-Classes, 9.6 months of data per GLK-Class, average 41400 miles

First model year.
42
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Audi A5 / S5 37 A5 / S5s, 10.1 months of data per A5 / S5, average 48200 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are A4s. Multiple reports of excessive oil consumption for the 2.0T engine. Some engines rebuilt with updated valves and piston rings.
55
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class

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What Our Members Are Saying about Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Reliability and Durability

Reliability and Durability of the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Our previous vehicle was a 2005 Mercedes Benz C-240. From a reliability standpoint, the C-240 was flawless. I am hoping the GLK will be as good as the C-240 was.

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