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%).