Skip to main content

What's Wrong with the Audi S5?

The Audi S5 has a total of 5 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the transmission (40%) followed by the engine (20%) and the lights (20%).

The S5 only has one generation which runs from 2008 to 2016. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 0.24

How S5 Generations Rank

Gen Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen S5 2008–2016 5 0.24

Worst Overall S5 Complaints

Let's take a look at the most common S5 complaints submitted to over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.

Most Complained About S5 Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on