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2016 AUDI A5 RECALLS

2016 Audi A5

A5 Sportback (F5) generation is a 2 or 5 doors cabriolet or coupe or fastback produced by Audi from 2016 to 2018 with diesel and petrol engines with maxspeed 130 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 4619 lbs with 1312 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI clean diesel (190 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI clean diesel (190 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (218 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 1.8 TFSI (177 Hp)
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (177 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp) S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (252 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI (218 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI clean diesel (190 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI clean diesel (190 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TDI clean diesel (190 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI ultra (163 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 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (218 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 1.8 TFSI (177 Hp)
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (177 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI clean diesel (190 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp) S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (252 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (252 Hp) S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI (218 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI (218 Hp) S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp) S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI ultra (190 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI ultra (190 Hp) S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp)
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (144 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp) quattro
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (144 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI ultra (136 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI ultra (136 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI ultra (163 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 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (230 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI V6 (218 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TFSI V6 (272 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (177 Hp)
  • A5 1.8 TFSI (177 Hp) Multitronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI ultra (190 Hp) S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (252 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (252 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TFSI (252 Hp) S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI (218 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 3.0 TDI (218 Hp) S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp)
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp) quattro
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI (190 Hp) S tronic
  • A5 2.0 TDI ultra (190 Hp)

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

21-50 mpg city
34-65 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

136-272
horsepower

Reported Problems

9 Total Safety Recalls Found

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • Total cars affected: 342867

  • NHTSA campaign: 17V002000

  • Date of the problem: 03/01/2017

If the coolant pump overheats, it can increase the risk of a fire.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • Total cars affected: 342867

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V229000

  • Date of the problem: 11/04/2018

A blocked pump or a short-circuited pump can increase the risk of a fire.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

  • Total cars affected: 216913

  • NHTSA campaign: 17V622000

  • Date of the problem: 05/10/2017

The melted wires can increase the risk of a fire.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/0698/17

  • Date of the problem: 26/05/2017

The micro gas generator of the rear seat-belt pre-tensioners may be incorrectly installed. As a result, in the event of an accident, it can come loose and parts may inadvertently enter the passenger compartment, causing injuries.

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: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/0718/18

  • Date of the problem: 25/05/2018

Decorative aluminium strips on the lower part of the front or rear door trims may become partly detached. The sharp ends of the strips could cause injuries.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 2

  • Rapex alert: A12/0382/19

  • Date of the problem: 08/03/2019

In certain vehicles, fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. Fuel leakage close to a source of ignition may increase the risk of the vehicle catching fire.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Accident

  • Rapex alert: A12/00752/21

  • Date of the problem: //20210604

The vehicles may be fitted with a towbar with a swivel mechanism that may have a defective locking pin. As a result, the pin could break while driving, increasing the risk of an accident.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/0333/17

  • Date of the problem: 24/03/2017

Differences in the mixture ratio for the initiating devices for the airbags or seat-belt pre-tensioners could lead to the airbags or seat-belt pre-tensioners not activating in the event of an accident.

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