The 1st generation of the A5 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 0.81. That can be compared against other Audi generations. Shopping for a Audi? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 2008–2017 A5 model years have sent in 16 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (75%) followed by the interior (12%) and the brakes (6%).