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2018 Audi Q5 Reliability Ratings

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2018 Audi Q5 Recalls

There have been 5 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

STRUCTURE:BODY Recall Date: 10/15/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Audi SQ5 and 2018-2020 Audi Q5 vehicles. The rear wheel arch cover trim may loosen and detach from the vehicle.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 174278
  • Consequence: The detached trim may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of crash.
  • Remedy: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the four clips securing the forward part of the rear wheel arch trim, free of charge. The recall began November 1, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 66K8.
  • Dates of Manufacture: NOV 08, 2016 to OCT 15, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 66K8
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V737000
WHEELS:HUB Recall Date: 06/04/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. The wheel arch cover trim may loosen and detach.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 126161
  • Consequence: The detached trim may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will secure the wheel arch trim with an additional screw and nut, free of charge. The recall began July 26, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 66K6.
  • Dates of Manufacture: NOV 08, 2016 to DEC 17, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 66K6/66K7
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V416000
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER Recall Date: 04/07/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. The brake master cylinder casting may be too short.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 12645
  • Consequence: A short casting can cause a sudden loss of brakes, increasing the risk of crash. The electronic parking brake and its emergency brake function are not affected and will still function.
  • Remedy: Audi has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the brake master cylinder, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began May 3, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 47O9.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 17, 2018 to NOV 06, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 47O9
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V277000
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER Recall Date: 05/31/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Passat, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Golf, Golf SportWagen and GTI and Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. The brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have insufficient coating, potentially reducing the brake performance.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 10225
  • Consequence: A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen and Audi will notify their owners. Audi dealers will bleed the rear brakes. Volkswagen dealers will bleed the front and rear brake calipers. Note: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until the brake system has been checked. The recall began June 29, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 and Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 47N8, 47N9, and 47N6.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 19, 2018 to MAY 11, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 47N8, 47N9, 47N6
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V369000
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW Recall Date: 12/28/2016
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 Audi A7, A4, A6, Volkswagen Golf and Tiguan vehicles and 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. Additionally, certain 2017 Audi Q7, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad, and 2018 Audi Q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 5947
  • Consequence: In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
  • Dates of Manufacture: NOV 08, 2016 to JAN 02, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: VW: 69P4; Audi 69P2
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V955000

2018 Audi Q5 Warranty

Audi covers the 2018 Q5 with a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty. 

Warranty information last updated: 6/28/19

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