What's Wrong with the Audi A6?

A6 owners have made 58 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (27%), followed by the transmission (15%) and the electrical (10%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the A6.

Comparing A6 Generations

Watch out for the 4th generation's (2012–2017) 2.76 PainRank™, which is the worst of 4 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
4th Gen A6 2012–2017
16 2.76
3rd Gen A6 2005–2011
18 1.41
2nd Gen A6 1998–2004
23 1.95
1st Gen A6 1995–1997
1 0.09

Keep Up with Everything A6 Related

Get FREE email alerts from CarComplaints.com anytime something new pops up about the A6. Simple as that. Learn about the news before others. Impress your friends. Be a hero.

Free Vehicle Alerts

Recent A6 News

    See all A6 stories

    The Worst A6 Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2015 (4), 2013 (3), 2012 (2), 1999 (2), 2016 (2), 1996 (1), 2007 (1), 2002 (1), 2001 (1), 1998 (1), 1995 (0), 2009 (0), 2008 (0), 2010 (0), 1997 (0), and 2017 (0).