Audi A1 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
85.7% pass rate
from 23,862 tests in 2020
(29% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (14% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.071% fail on Size/type
    • 0.021% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (39% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Direction indicators (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Flashing type (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on Individual direction indicators (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.47% fail on Reversing lamps (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Reversing lamps (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamps (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0084% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0042% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Position lamps (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
      • 0.0084% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0042% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.021% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (97% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0042% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0042% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0042% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0042% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (23% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (36% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (36% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums (34% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Brake discs (35% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0042% fail on Cable
        • 0.0042% fail on Pivot
    • 0.52% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (29% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (28% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.067% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.054% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.046% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0084% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0084% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0084% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0042% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.034% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0042% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0042% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0042% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.046% fail on Parking brake control (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Lever (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (56% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.021% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.029% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.021% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0042% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.013% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0084% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Pedal
      • 0.0042% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.0042% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0042% fail on Leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Visibility (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Wipers (87% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.080% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.080% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.025% fail on View to rear
      • 0.025% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.021% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Springs (44% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Coil springs (44% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Coil spring (44% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Mounting
    • 0.35% fail on Suspension arms (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.092% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0042% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0042% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.084% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0084% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0042% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.0084% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0042% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0042% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.58% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (37% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Exhaust emissions (35% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions (85% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (43% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Compression ignition (68% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0084% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0084% fail on Particulate filter (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.0084% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0084% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.33% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Transmission (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Joints (61% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0084% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0042% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.0084% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0084% fail on Joints
    • 0.042% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.038% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0042% fail on Pipe
    • 0.038% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.025% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.0084% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.021% fail on Doors (65% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0084% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0084% fail on Door condition
    • 0.013% fail on Exhaust system (95% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Body
      • 0.0084% fail on Panel
      • 0.0042% fail on Other body component
    • 0.013% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0042% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0042% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0042% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0042% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.31% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (67% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Seat belts (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Airbags
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.10% fail on Steering (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Steering linkage components (84% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0084% fail on Steering component (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0042% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.029% fail on Power steering
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
      • 0.013% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Other components
    • 0.021% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.013% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.084% fail on Road Wheels (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Condition
    • 0.029% fail on Attachment (81% better than other 2014 cars)
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