Safety Ratings

Safety Ratings data is not currently available for the 2017 Audi A3 Cabriolet 2.0 TFSI Premium FWD.

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V196000
Mfg's Report Date: MAR 21, 2017
Component: AIR BAGS: PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 11618


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi A3 and S3 Sedan vehicles. In a lower-speed crash situation, the air bag control unit software may deploy the passenger frontal air bag improperly if the front seat passenger is sitting on the edge of the seat or is laying in the seat with the seat reclined. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Consequence:
If the air bag deploys with more force than intended, it can increase the risk of injury.

Remedy:
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control module software, free of charge. The recall began April 20, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Q3.

Manufacturer Recall Number:
69Q3

Disclaimer

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