6.9

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,183 miles

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problem #3

Jan 282018

A3

  • 15,500 miles
Twice I have experienced the random loss of power. The first time occurred on a local street, driving approximately 40 mph, and all of a sudden the vehicle stuttered and lost power. It appeared as if the vehicle was slowing down, not even coasting but slowing down considerably. I was required to pull onto a side road. I restarted the car and the issue disappeared. The second time occurred on the highway driving in the left lane at approximately 70 mph. Same issue, car stuttered and then loss power. The car's speed slowed considerable fast, from 70 to 30 in apprximately 5-7 seconds. With the inability to accelerate on a three lane highway, it was difficult to make my way to the shoulder on the right side of the road. After the stutter, you can press the gas pedal and not acceleration is experienced. I did not notice any warning lights on the instrument panel. Brought the vehicle to Audi to address this issue, and their response was "we don't see any fault codes, therefore we have no record of it happening", and sent me off with a "good luck" vehicle had apprximately 12,000 miles and 15,000 miles when issues occurred. All dealer recommended maintanence was performed.

- Ridgewood, NJ, USA

problem #2

Mar 152017

A3

  • 12,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Audi A3. When placing the vehicle in reverse, the vehicle would lunge or roll forward before reversing. The manufacturer and an unknown dealer were contacted, but could not provide a remedy. The failure mileage was 12,000.

- West Hollywood, CA, USA

problem #1

Apr 302016

A3

  • 50 miles
This is in regards to the A3 E-tron. There is a delay between starting the car and the car being engaging the powertrain and being "ready" to drive. During that delay, one is able to put the car in gear before the engine is ┐ready┐. this creates situations where you can put the car in gear on a hill, and the car rolls backwards and you do not have steering or power breaks to stop the car. The only way to regain control of the car is to to put your foot on the break (without power steering), put the car in gear, and power cycle the car.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA