Audi Complaints

  • 732 Complaints
  • 45 Crashes
  • 8 Fires
  • 31 Injuries
  • 0 Fatalities
  • A total of 732 complaints have been filed with NHTSA for vehicles that are model year 2015 or newer. 4.2%, or 31 of those complaints have caused some degree of injury. 6.1%, or 45 were crash related, and 1.1%, or 8 complaints describe fire-related incidents.

Recent Complaints

Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: May-29, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jun-30, 2020

TL-THE CONTACT OWNS A 2016 Audi A3. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT 20 MPH AND HE NOTICED A BURNING SMELL IN HIS VEHICLE WHILE. CLOSE TO HIS HOUSE. HE PULLED INTO HIS DRIVEWAY AND OPENED THE HOOD AND NOTICED FLUIDS BUBBLING FROM ONE OF THE COOLENT RESEVIORS AND SMELLED BURNING SMELL COMING FROM PASSENGER SIDE COMPARTMENT. THE DEALER AUDI BOISE 8400 W FRANKLIN RD #1, BOISE, ID 83709 208-377-5400 SUGGESTED THE VEHICLE BE TOWED IN. THEY SAID THEY DIDN'T SEE THE ISSUE AND VEHICLE SAT FOR A FEW WEEKS UNTIL THEY DID A TEST DRIVE AND STILL SAW NO ISSUES. THE MANUFACTURER STATED THAT THEY WOULD REACH OUT TO THE DEALER AND . THEY GAVE THE CONTACT A CASE NUMBER. THEY SAID THERE WAS AN UPCOMING RECALL AND THE VIN TOOL SHOWED NO RECALLS. THE CONTACT SUSPECTED THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT BEING TRUTHFUL WITH HIM WITH THE BURNING SMELL COMING FROM THE BATTERY. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 19,500. TF

Parts: SEAT BELTSAIR BAGS
  • Date of Incident: Jun-26, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 14:33 Jun-28, 2020

Passenger airbag does not turn on. Warning light is displayed and error safety message is on screen when care is turned on and operating. Additionally seatbelt alarm continues to chime while seatbelt is used.

Parts: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Sep-20, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 19:08 Jun-27, 2020

Navigation locks up, driver cockpit and dash screen shuts down when carplay is activated. At time the car doesn? T recognize carplay. Additionally the volume control will only increase and not decrease volume. Sometimes it says speech recognition not recognized when adjusting volume. Has not resolved for the 10 months i have owned the car.

Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Apr-01, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 01:09 Jun-26, 2020

Coolant level was low so took it into the dealer. The thermostat housing was leaking coolant.

2019 Audi Q3
Parts: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Jun-05, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 14:37 Jun-24, 2020

On three occasions, touchscreen failed to turn on preventing reverse camera from activating. Screen stayed blank or was unresponsive for several minutes. Vehicle was both stationary and in motion -- switching in and out of reverse did not resolve issue.

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