Audi A1 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
83.3% pass rate
from 14,925 tests in 2017
(32% better than other 2011 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Size/type
    • 0.027% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.020% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (85% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Position lamps (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Rear lamps (53% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front lamps (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.65% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (41% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Individual lamps (51% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.40% fail on Headlamps (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.027% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0067% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0067% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate lamp (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.020% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.020% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Battery (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0067% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0067% fail on Lamp
  • 3.5% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (26% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Location
    • 0.66% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.094% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.52% fail on Suspension arms (45% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts (42% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Front drive shafts (41% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Constant velocity joints (40% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings (50% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Front
      • 0.040% fail on Rear
    • 0.074% fail on Front suspension joints (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.0067% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0067% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0067% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0067% fail on Component mounting
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (14% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (22% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake discs (41% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance (50% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.29% fail on Rear wheels (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake imbalance (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.013% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0067% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Components (68% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Pipes (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Hoses
        • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.013% fail on Servos (23 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0067% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0067% fail on Operation
    • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.027% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.013% fail on Lever
      • 0.013% fail on Cable
    • 0.027% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.020% fail on Parking brake (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on ABS (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0067% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0067% fail on Components
        • 0.0067% fail on Servos
  • 2.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on Wipers (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.034% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.020% fail on Mirrors (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Indirect vision devices (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.64% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.094% fail on System
      • 0.020% fail on Cap (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Pipe
    • 0.027% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.42% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.38% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (99% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (86% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.040% fail on Seat belts (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Requirements
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Steering (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering system (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0067% fail on Free play
        • 0.0067% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0067% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.040% fail on Power steering
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0067% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0067% fail on Other components
    • 0.0067% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0067% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (59% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Seats
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers
    • 0.020% fail on Body condition (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Doors (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0067% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.0067% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0067% fail on Load security
      • 0.0067% fail on Access panel
Read the Honest John Review

  • Audi A1 (2010 - 2015)
    Chic and sporty looks plus a classy interior. Enjoyable to drive. Efficient chain cam petrol engines, plenty of scope for personalisation. Well equipped. 99g/km 1.6 TDI from 2011.

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