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1st Generation Audi S5 Problems

The S5's 1st generation runs from 2008 to 2016 and has generated 5 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 0.24 PainRank™ which ranks 27th in reliability out of 52 generations.

Shopping for a Audi? This generation is generally a good bet .

Problem Areas Between the 2008 and 2016 Model Years

So what are most of the complaints about? Let's take a look at specific areas that have generated the most complaints. This should give you a good idea about general trouble-spots.

Worst Complaints for this Generation

Let's take a look at the most common S5 complaints submitted to CarComplaints.com 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.