1st Gen (2006 – 2016) Audi Q7 Problems

The 1st generation of the Q7 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.78. That can be compared against other Audi generations. Shopping for a Audi? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 2006–2016 Q7 model years have sent in 26 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the brakes (23%) followed by the electrical (19%) and the engine (19%).

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 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2016 0
0.0
2015 5
3.36
2014 2
1.65
2013 3
3.57
2012 2
1.86
2011 1
0.32
2010 1
0.42
2009 3
1.29
2008 0
0.0
2007 9
7.15
2006 0
0.0

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