What's Wrong with the Audi S3?

S3 owners have made 2 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the transmission (100%), followed by the .

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 S3.

Comparing S3 Generations

The S3 only has one generation which runs from 2015 to 2017. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 0.35 which ranks 22nd. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen S3 2015–2017
1 0.35

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    The Worst S3 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.