What's Wrong with the Audi S5?

S5 owners have made 6 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the transmission (50%), followed by the engine (16%) and the lights (16%).

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 S5.

Comparing S5 Generations

The S5 only has one generation which runs from 2008 to 2016. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 0.24 which ranks 21st. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen S5 2008–2016
6 0.24

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    The Worst S5 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 2015 (0), and 2016 (0).