The Most Common SQ5 Problem

We've pulled together a list of the most widespread problems that SQ5 owners have to deal with.

Start-Stop Defects

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There are multiple problems with Audi's start-stop technology that outweigh the modest fuel efficiency gains. Owners complain that the system will shut off the power steering and brake systems at dangerous times and cause the accelerat The …

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What SQ5 Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Worst Years

Comparing 2 Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The SQ5 has 2 generations with the latest starting in the 2017 model year.

By the Numbers

  1. 345 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  2. 6 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

The Latest SQ5 News

Leaking Fuel Injectors Recalled

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Earlier this year, Audi recalled 26,000 cars with fuel injectors that leak. Anytime there's a fuel leak near an ignition source, very bad things can happen. The recall was announced in January and should have begun on March 10th, 2015, but I wanted to make sure you knew about it ... because I care. … continue reading