What's Wrong with the Audi A8?

A8 owners have made 17 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the interior (35%), followed by the transmission (23%) and the suspension (17%).

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 A8.

Comparing A8 Generations

Watch out for the 3rd generation's (2011–2016) 0.99 PainRank™, which is the worst of 3 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen A8 2011–2016
13 0.99
2nd Gen A8 2003–2010
3 0.02
1st Gen A8 1997–2002
1 0.03

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    The Worst A8 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 2006 (0), 2005 (0), 2004 (0), 2007 (0), 2003 (0), 2009 (0), 2010 (0), 2002 (0), 2001 (0), 2000 (0), 1998 (0), 1997 (0), and 2016 (0).