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2012 AUDI A5 RECALLS

2012 Audi A5

A5 Sportback (8TA, facelift 2011) generation is a 2 or 5 doors cabriolet or coupe or fastback produced by Audi from 2011 to 2013 with petrol and diesel engines with maxspeed 132 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 4553 lbs with 1213 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A5 1.8 TFSI (170 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (211 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (211 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (170 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (204 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (245 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 clean diesel (245 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TFSI V6 (272 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (143 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI (163 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (170 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (170 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (204 Hp)
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (204 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (245 Hp) quattro
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (245 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 clean diesel (245 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TFSI V6 (272 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (143 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (150 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI (150 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (211 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (211 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (211 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp) quattro
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (170 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (204 Hp)
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (204 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (245 Hp) quattro
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (245 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (170 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 clean diesel (245 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TFSI V6 (272 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (143 Hp)

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

21-44 mpg city
34-60 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

143-272
horsepower

Reported Problems

2 Total Safety Recalls Found

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 2

  • Rapex alert: A12/0713/17

  • Date of the problem: 02/06/2017

The additional coolant pump can block due to foreign particles in the cooling system. This can result in the pump overheating which could lead to a fire.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 2

  • Rapex alert: A12/1427/14

  • Date of the problem: 22/08/2014

An internal fault can create a short circuit within the fan control module which may lead to overheating of the insulation and ultimately fire within the engine bay. This may happen with the engine switched off and possibly when the vehicle is unattended.

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