Avg. Price Paid:$11,026 - $16,824
Original MSRP: $28,900 - $47,900
MPG: 20 City / 31 Hwy
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2008 Audi A4 Recalls & Reliability


There have been no safety recalls issued from NHTSA.


Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Dependability Ratings1 2008
Overall Dependability 5_0
Powertrain Dependability 5_0
Feature & Accessory Dependability 5_0
Body & Interior Dependability 2_0

1These scores come from consumer ratings of their vehicles after three years of ownership.

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  • 5 Among The Best
  • 4 Better Than Most
  • 3 About Average
  • 2 The Rest

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The Audi A4 is covered by a four-year/50,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, and comes with roadside assistance for four years and unlimited mileage.

Consumer Guide lists the 2008 A4 as one of its "Best Buys" for the class, but also recounts mechanical issues with previous A4 models. Prior Audi A4s have experienced issues that range from coolant leaks to electrical wiring problems with the automatic doors and windows.

  • "Some like-priced competitors have more outright power and rear-seat space, but these Best Buy Audis are solid, sophisticated premium compacts that match anything in their class for performance, dynamic balance, features, and materials quality." -- Consumer Guide
  • "Design is above reproach, and build and materials quality is superlative." -- Edmunds
  • "Audi even nails the little things many of its competitors overlook, such as backlighting every switch and control regardless of importance." -- Kelley Blue Book
  • "The premium-grade look outside the Audi A4 carries through inside, thanks to clean, elegant design, generally rich-looking materials and good finish work." -- New Car Test Drive

Warranty information last updated: 2/18/09

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