4th Generation (2006—2008) S4 Problems

This generations ranks 32nd out of 54 Audi generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the hvac (50%), brakes (50%), and the We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. AC Not Cooling 1 complaints at an average of 18,641 miles in the 2006 Audi S4.
  2. Emergency Brake Fails After Awhile Being Set 1 complaints at an average of 25,000 miles in the 2006 Audi S4.

What S4 Year is Most Reliable?

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 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2008 0 2 121 0.0
2007 0 2 104 0.0
2006 2 2 106 1.04

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