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2020 AUDI A6 RECALLS

2020 Audi A6

A6 Long (C8) generation is a 5 or 4 doors station wagon estate, crossover or sedan produced by Audi from 2019 with diesel and petrol and petrol / electricity engines with maxspeed 155 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 5291 lbs with 1411 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A6 45 TDI (231 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 50 TDI (286 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 55 TDI (349 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 35 TDI (163 Hp) MHEV S tronic
  • A6 40 TDI (204 Hp) MHEV S tronic
  • A6 40 TDI (204 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A6 45 TDI V6 (231 Hp) quattro MHEV Tiptronic
  • A6 45 TFSI (245 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A6 45 TFSI (245 Hp) S tronic
  • A6 50 TDI V6 (286 Hp) quattro MHEV Tiptronic
  • A6 55 TFSI (340 Hp) quattro MHEV S tronic
  • A6 55 TFSI e (367 Hp) quattro ultra S tronic
  • A6 35 TDI (163 Hp) MHEV S tronic
  • A6 40 TDI (204 Hp) MHEV S tronic
  • A6 40 TDI (204 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A6 45 TDI V6 (231 Hp) quattro MHEV Tiptronic
  • A6 45 TFSI (245 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A6 45 TFSI (245 Hp) S tronic
  • A6 50 TDI V6 (286 Hp) quattro MHEV Tiptronic
  • A6 50 TFSI e (299 Hp) Plug-in Hybrid quattro S tronic
  • A6 55 TFSI e (367 Hp) Plug-in Hybrid quattro S tronic
  • A6 55 TFSI V6 (340 Hp) quattro MHEV S tronic
  • A6 40 TFSI (190 Hp) S tronic
  • A6 45 TFSI (224 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A6 45 TFSI (224 Hp) S tronic
  • A6 55 TFSI (340 Hp) quattro S tronic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

22-52 mpg city
36-64 mpg hwy

3

AWD, FWD
drivetrain

4

163-349
horsepower

Reported Problems

7 Total Safety Recalls Found

AIR BAGS

  • Total cars affected: 3388

  • NHTSA campaign: 21V159000

  • Date of the problem: 10/03/2021

An incorrectly manufactured air bag may not deploy properly, and could also eject plastic debris into the passenger compartment, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 5471

  • NHTSA campaign: 20V153000

  • Date of the problem: 19/03/2020

A short circuit in the starter generator increases the risk of a fire.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 153

  • NHTSA campaign: 20V274000

  • Date of the problem: 13/05/2020

In the event of a crash, the passenger air bag may not properly deploy and inflate, and small plastic parts may enter the cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Injury

  • Rapex alert: A12/00640/20

  • Date of the problem: 01/05/2020

The middle part of the rear seatback can be inadvertently unlatched by an unsecured load in the boot in the event of an accident.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Fire

  • Rapex alert: A12/01401/20

  • Date of the problem: //20200508

Moisture can penetrate into the belt starter generator (RSG – Riemen-Starter-Generator).

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Injury

  • Rapex alert: INFO/00089/21

  • Date of the problem: //20210409

Faulty crash sensors for the airbag restraint systems may have been installed in both the front doors. This could impair the protective effect of the side airbags, head airbags, and/or belt tensioners, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Injury

  • Rapex alert: A12/00615/21

  • Date of the problem: //20210507

Due to a manufacturing defect in the instrument panel, the deployment of the airbag could be impeded.

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