2013 Audi Q5
Utility 4D 2.0T Premium Plus AWD
Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
Rear Crash Protection Results
Rollover Rating Test Results
Side Impact Test Results
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Overall Side Crash Rating
Overall Side Barrier Rating
US NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
|US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:||17V001000|
|Mfg's Report Date:||January 3, 2017|
|Component:||VISIBILITY, AIR BAGS|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected:||234,054|
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Audi Q5 vehicles. The sunroof drainage system may allow water to soak into the foam surrounding the side head air bag inflator canister resulting in the corrosion of the canister. This corrosion can weaken the canister and, during deployment of the side head air bag, the inflator may fracture and propel fragments into the passenger compartment.
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the inflator and either coat it or replace it, as necessary, after removing the surrounding foam, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69P1.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)