2nd Generation Audi A8 Reliability

Most problems are with the transmission (100%), We've listed the most common complaints below or you can jump over to see the full list on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Fail Safe Mode 3 complaints at an average of 41,604 miles in the 2008 Audi A8.

Year-to-Year In This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Audi model years.

Watch out for the 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 0 1 271 0.0
2009 0 1 200 0.0
2008 3 1 186 0.2
2007 0 2 162 0.0
2006 0 2 162 0.0
2005 0 1 153 0.0
2004 0 1 143 0.0
2003 0 1 83 0.0

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