The 5th generation of the S4 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.95. That can be compared against other Audi generations. Shopping for a Audi? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 2009–2016 S4 model years have sent in 28 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (17%) followed by the engine (14%) and the steering (14%).