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2006 AUDI A8 RECALLS

2006 Audi A8

A8 Long (D3, 4E, facelift 2005) generation is a 4 doors sedan produced by Audi from 2005 to 2007 with petrol and diesel engines with maxspeed 155 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 5611 lbs with 1213 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A8 6.0i W12 (450 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 3.0 TDI V6 (233 Hp) quattro DPF Tiptronic
  • A8 3.2 FSI V6 (260 Hp) Multitronic
  • A8 3.2 FSI V6 (260 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 3.7 V8 (280 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 4.2 BiTDI V8 (326 Hp) quattro DPF Tiptronic
  • A8 6.0i W12 (450 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 3.0 TDI V6 (233 Hp) quattro DPF Tiptronic
  • A8 3.2 FSI V6 (260 Hp) Mutitronic
  • A8 4.2 BiTDI V8 (326 Hp) quattro DPF Tiptronic
  • A8 4.2 FSI V8 (350 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 6.0 W12 (450 Hp) quattro Tiptronic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

11-19 mpg city
22-36 mpg hwy

3

AWD, FWD
drivetrain

4

233-450
horsepower

Reported Problems

2 Total Safety Recalls Found

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

  • Total cars affected: 5902

  • NHTSA campaign: 06V454000

  • Date of the problem: 30/11/2006

IF THE CASE OF A FRONTAL CRASH, THE PASSENGER SIDE FRONT AIR BAG WOULD NOT DEPLOY WHICH COULD CAUSE INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.

AIR BAGS

  • Total cars affected: 1530

  • NHTSA campaign: 05V522000

  • Date of the problem: 16/11/2005

IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, BOTH THE AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND THE "PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF" TELLTALE IN THE CENTER OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WILL PROPERLY ILLUMINATE. CONSEQUENTLY, THE PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL AIR BAG WOULD NOT DEPLOY IN THE CASE OF A FRONTAL CRASH.

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