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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 Powertrain and Chassis Lemon Odds and Nada Odds for the Year Ending June 30, 2017

An asterisk (*) marks results based on small sample sizes.

Year Make/Model Nada Odds per 100 Cars Lemon Odds per 100 Cars    
48 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 23400 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2015
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3
[?] see reported repairs
  48 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 23400 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.

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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 reliability information provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Audi A3 / S3 / RS3s with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Audi A3 / S3 / RS3s that are lemons (required three or more repair trips in the past year). These figures might surprise you.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to closely track Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 has been recently.

To see how frequently Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Audi A3 / S3 / RS3

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
Audi has highest German-made value retention. Buy a 1-year old certified pre-owned and save the 20% depreciation in the first year. see full Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 review
2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
Audi is well known for their engineering prowess, and that was a big plus for me. They may not be the best-knwon luxury make, but they are making a big push in the U.S. market for brand awareness. At the dealer, customer treatment is extraordinary! see full Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 review
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 105hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
5-speed manual FWD
The Audis are known have reliable engines (except maybe for 2.0TDI) and offer a very well balanced ride. Also the finishing, materials and styling in the interior are of high quality. see full Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 review
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
I love pulling into a parking lot and having the nicest car. Audi brings respect. see full Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 review
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Owned three - all bulletproof, best interiors in the business, high safety margin see full Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 review
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Reputation for quality influenced decision to buy. see full Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 review
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
Premium small car with big car features, well built with good handling see full Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 review