The 2nd generation of the A3 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 0.79. That can be compared against other Audi generations. Shopping for a Audi? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 2006–2012 A3 model years have sent in 19 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (31%) followed by the transmission (26%) and the fuel system (15%).