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Audi A4 / S4 Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending June 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 19
27.9220779221% 27.9220779221% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  33 A4s, 7.7 months of data per A4, average 7600 miles
2016 Audi A4 / S4 9
0.931677018634% 0.931677018634% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 A4 / S4s, 10.2 months of data per A4 / S4, average 10700 miles
2015 Audi A4 / S4 32
54.7619047619% 54.7619047619% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  39 A4 / S4s, 9.6 months of data per A4 / S4, average 21400 miles
2014 Audi A4 / S4 31
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  59 A4 / S4s, 9.9 months of data per A4 / S4, average 29900 miles
2013 Audi A4 / S4 37
49.0476190476% 49.0476190476% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  91 A4 / S4s, 9.6 months of data per A4 / S4, average 44700 miles

Refreshed for this model year.
2012 Audi A4 39
40.4761904762% 40.4761904762% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  27 A4s, 10.3 months of data per A4, average 58900 miles
2012 Audi S4 40
42.0634920635% 42.0634920635% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  45 S4s, 9.4 months of data per S4, average 53000 miles
2011 Audi A4 37
31.4285714286% 31.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  31 A4s, 9.4 months of data per A4, average 71500 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 66
72.8571428571% 72.8571428571% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  46 S4s, 8.7 months of data per S4, average 64800 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 51
53.2967032967% 53.2967032967% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 A4s, 8.4 months of data per A4, average 77500 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.
2010 Audi S4 46
45.9706959707% 45.9706959707% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  32 S4s, 10.5 months of data per S4, average 71600 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   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  23 A4 2.0Ts, 9.1 months of data per A4 2.0T, average 90300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2009 Audi A4 3.2 85
66.8831168831% 66.8831168831% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  30 A4 3.2s, 8.9 months of data per A4 3.2, average 79100 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 48
27.5510204082% 27.5510204082% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  29 A4s, 8.6 months of data per A4, average 90200 miles
2007 Audi A4 82
59.3596059113% 59.3596059113% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  36 A4s, 9.0 months of data per A4, average 103300 miles
2007 Audi S4 / RS4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 S4 / RS4s, 11.1 months of data per S4 / RS4, average 74900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2006 Audi A4 96
70% 70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  50 A4s, 9.7 months of data per A4, average 117700 miles

Includes 2005.5. First model year of the B7 A4.
2005 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 A4s, 9.2 months of data per A4, average 118100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Audi S4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 S4s, 9.9 months of data per S4, average 92000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 A4s, 10.0 months of data per A4, average 135400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2004 Audi S4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 S4s, 8.4 months of data per S4, average 106700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  23 A4s, 9.2 months of data per A4, average 145200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2002 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 A4s, 8.9 months of data per A4, average 168900 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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