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1st Generation Audi A3 Problems

The A3's 1st generation runs from to and has generated 5 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 0.51 PainRank™ which ranks 31st in reliability out of 52 generations.

Shopping for a Audi? This generation is generally a good bet .

Problem Areas Between the and Model Years

So what are most of the complaints about? Let's take a look at specific areas that have generated the most complaints. This should give you a good idea about general trouble-spots.

Worst Complaints for this Generation

Let's take a look at the most common A3 complaints submitted to CarComplaints.com over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.