4th Gen (2012 – 2017) Audi A6 Problems

The 4th generation of the A6 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 2.76. That can be compared against other Audi generations. Shopping for a Audi? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2012–2017 A6 model years have sent in 16 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the brakes (25%) followed by the engine (25%) and the wheels (18%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Audi model years.

Watch out for the 2013 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 0
0.0
2016 2
3.97
2015 4
3.52
2014 5
2.3
2013 3
4.47
2012 2
2.3

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