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Audi A4 / S4 Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending September 30, 2017. 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    
2017 Audi A4 11
7.14285714286% 7.14285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  40 A4s, 8.6 months of data per A4, average 8000 miles
2016 Audi A4 / S4 9
1.94805194805% 1.94805194805% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 A4 / S4s, 10.0 months of data per A4 / S4, average 12700 miles
2015 Audi A4 / S4 31
52.380952381% 52.380952381% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  40 A4 / S4s, 9.6 months of data per A4 / S4, average 23000 miles
2014 Audi A4 / S4 34
39.2857142857% 39.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  59 A4 / S4s, 9.6 months of data per A4 / S4, average 31000 miles
2013 Audi A4 / S4 43
63.3004926108% 63.3004926108% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  88 A4 / S4s, 9.3 months of data per A4 / S4, average 45800 miles

Refreshed for this model year.
2012 Audi A4 46
53.6734693878% 53.6734693878% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 A4s, 11.5 months of data per A4, average 61500 miles
2012 Audi S4 39
42.2448979592% 42.2448979592% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  41 S4s, 9.8 months of data per S4, average 55300 miles
2011 Audi A4 31
20.7482993197% 20.7482993197% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  28 A4s, 9.6 months of data per A4, average 70100 miles

Multiple reports of mechatronics problems with the S4's DSG transmission. Multiple reports of excessive oil consumption for the 2.0T engine. Some engines rebuilt with updated piston rings.
2011 Audi S4 65
67.0068027211% 67.0068027211% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  37 S4s, 9.0 months of data per S4, average 65000 miles

Multiple reports of mechatronics problems with the S4's DSG transmission. Multiple reports of excessive oil consumption for the 2.0T engine. Some engines rebuilt with updated piston rings.
2010 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 A4s, 9.2 months of data per A4, average 84200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2010 Audi S4 51
49.6515679443% 49.6515679443% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  35 S4s, 10.1 months of data per S4, average 72400 miles

Multiple reports of excessive oil consumption for the 2.0T engine. Some engines rebuilt with updated piston rings. Some recent reports of mechatronics repairs with the DSG transmission in the S4, but less common recently than in the past.
2009 Audi A4 2.0T 118
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  28 A4 2.0Ts, 7.3 months of data per A4 2.0T, average 93500 miles

First model year of the B8 A4. Multiple reports of excessive oil consumption for the 2.0T engine. Some engines rebuilt with updated piston rings.
2009 Audi A4 3.2 85
68.5185185185% 68.5185185185% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  28 A4 3.2s, 8.0 months of data per A4 3.2, average 83000 miles

First model year of the B8 A4. Multiple reports of excessive oil consumption for the 2.0T engine. Some engines rebuilt with updated piston rings.
2008 Audi A4 66
51.0989010989% 51.0989010989% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  31 A4s, 8.3 months of data per A4, average 90100 miles
2007 Audi A4 107
80.4761904762% 80.4761904762% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  35 A4s, 9.6 months of data per A4, average 105800 miles
2007 Audi S4 / RS4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 S4 / RS4s, 10.8 months of data per S4 / RS4, average 80400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Audi A4 84
59.9273607748% 59.9273607748% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  49 A4s, 9.9 months of data per A4, average 121800 miles

Includes 2005.5. First model year of the B7 A4.
2005 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 A4s, 9.5 months of data per A4, average 115000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Audi S4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 S4s, 8.3 months of data per S4, average 88700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 A4s, 8.6 months of data per A4, average 135200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 Audi S4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 S4s, 7.8 months of data per S4, average 106000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 A4s, 8.8 months of data per A4, average 146700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2002 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 A4s, 8.2 months of data per A4, average 171600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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