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Audi A4 / S4 Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending March 31, 2018. 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    
2018 Audi A4 / S4 27
59.7744360902% 59.7744360902% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  33 A4 / S4s, 5.5 months of data per A4 / S4, average 4400 miles
2017 Audi A4 10
8.64661654135% 8.64661654135% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  49 A4s, 9.9 months of data per A4, average 12900 miles
2016 Audi A4 / S4 5
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 A4 / S4s, 10.2 months of data per A4 / S4, average 16600 miles
2015 Audi A4 / S4 31
41.8367346939% 41.8367346939% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  38 A4 / S4s, 9.3 months of data per A4 / S4, average 30100 miles
2014 Audi A4 / S4 43
57.8341013825% 57.8341013825% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  61 A4 / S4s, 9.5 months of data per A4 / S4, average 35000 miles
2013 Audi A4 / S4 39
50.4608294931% 50.4608294931% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  84 A4 / S4s, 8.8 months of data per A4 / S4, average 49000 miles

Refreshed for this model year.
2012 Audi A4 47
53.1746031746% 53.1746031746% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 A4s, 9.7 months of data per A4, average 65500 miles
2012 Audi S4 21
11.9047619048% 11.9047619048% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  38 S4s, 10.3 months of data per S4, average 61200 miles
2011 Audi A4 50
42.0634920635% 42.0634920635% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  28 A4s, 9.5 months of data per A4, average 68800 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 38
26.8253968254% 26.8253968254% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  34 S4s, 9.4 months of data per S4, average 68800 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
  22 A4s, 7.7 months of data per A4, average 92100 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2010 Audi S4 38
29.0697674419% 29.0697674419% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  39 S4s, 8.9 months of data per S4, average 71200 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
  21 A4 2.0Ts, 8.3 months of data per A4 2.0T, average 104700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2009 Audi A4 3.2 63
53.5714285714% 53.5714285714% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 A4 3.2s, 8.4 months of data per A4 3.2, average 85800 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 110
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 A4s, 8.8 months of data per A4, average 89400 miles
2007 Audi A4 138
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  36 A4s, 8.0 months of data per A4, average 112300 miles
2007 Audi S4 / RS4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 S4 / RS4s, 7.9 months of data per S4 / RS4, average 76800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2006 Audi A4 73
44.7845804989% 44.7845804989% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  45 A4s, 8.7 months of data per A4, average 125400 miles

Includes 2005.5. First model year of the B7 A4.
2005 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 A4s, 10.3 months of data per A4, average 121600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 A4s, 7.4 months of data per A4, average 146400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Audi A4   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 A4s, 7.3 months of data per A4, average 148400 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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