3rd Gen (2003 – 2005) Audi S4 Problems

The 3rd generation of the S4 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.48. That can be compared against other Audi generations. Shopping for a Audi? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 2003–2005 S4 model years have sent in 6 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (50%) followed by the interior (16%) and the body (16%).

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 2005 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2005 5
3.84
2004 1
0.6
2003 0
0.0

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