Audi A1 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
77.9% pass rate
from 19,490 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (8.1% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0051% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type (43% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters (29% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Individual direction indicators (53% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.75% fail on Position lamps (34% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Position lamp (36% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0051% fail on Switch
    • 0.73% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.031% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.41% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0051% fail on Switch
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical equipment (52% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Reversing lamps (64% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Reversing lamps (67% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (98% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.010% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0051% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.9% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Springs (14% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Coil springs (14% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Coil spring (14% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Mounting
    • 0.75% fail on Anti-roll bars (19% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (99% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage ball joints (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Linkage (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0051% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.63% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pins and bushes (36% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0051% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0051% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.067% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.010% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.026% fail on Other suspension component (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0051% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0051% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0051% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.010% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.010% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0051% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (19% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (13% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (52% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (53% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance (31% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt (30% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.62% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance (45% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0051% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0051% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (83% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0051% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake imbalance (60% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0051% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0051% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.056% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.031% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Rbt (91% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance (94% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.010% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0051% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0051% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.072% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Anti-lock braking system (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Electronic stability control (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Parking brake control (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Lever (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.031% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0051% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0051% fail on Valves
    • 0.036% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.031% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.031% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.015% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0051% fail on Pedal
      • 0.0051% fail on Hand lever
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.65% fail on Wipers (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.097% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.097% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.031% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.021% fail on View to rear (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Mirrors (74% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.76% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.41% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.046% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.021% fail on Emission control equipment (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.010% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0051% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0051% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0051% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.71% fail on Compression ignition (31% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.026% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.021% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.021% fail on Particulate filter (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (92% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0051% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.026% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.026% fail on Undertray
    • 0.021% fail on Fluid leaks (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0051% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0051% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.87% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust system (41% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Transmission (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (68% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Joints (68% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0051% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.010% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.010% fail on Joints
    • 0.087% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.041% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.026% fail on System
      • 0.0051% fail on Hose
    • 0.046% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.036% fail on Doors (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
      • 0.010% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0051% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0051% fail on Catch
      • 0.010% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.010% fail on Door condition
    • 0.031% fail on Body
      • 0.021% fail on Other body component
      • 0.010% fail on Panel
      • 0.0051% fail on Body condition
    • 0.021% fail on Seats
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0051% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0051% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0051% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.74% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0051% fail on Attachment
    • 0.010% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0051% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0051% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.015% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0051% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0051% fail on Other components
        • 0.0051% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0051% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.026% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.026% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.026% fail on Power steering
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
      • 0.010% fail on Other components
    • 0.021% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Condition
  • 0.010% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.010% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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