Audi A1 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
89.7% pass rate
from 26,989 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.044% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.0037% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.36% fail on Reversing lamps (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Reversing lamps (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Reversing lamp switch (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (33% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Individual direction indicators (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment (83% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Horn (75% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.082% fail on Position lamps (53% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Position lamp (53% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.074% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (50% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0037% fail on Switch
    • 0.015% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (95% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Rear reflectors (79% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Mechanical brake components (39% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake linings and pads (48% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Brake pads (48% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0037% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.30% fail on Brake performance (28% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0037% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0037% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.044% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.044% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0074% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.026% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0074% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (94% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.033% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.030% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.037% fail on Parking brake control (63% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Lever (57% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.011% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0074% fail on Master cylinder (14 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.022% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0074% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0074% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0037% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0037% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.0037% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0037% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0037% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0037% fail on Additional braking device
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility (60% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Washers
    • 0.24% fail on Wipers (87% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.056% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.056% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.011% fail on View to rear (74% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Mirrors (74% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.33% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.070% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0037% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.089% fail on Shock absorbers (50% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.026% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0037% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0037% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.022% fail on Springs (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Coil spring (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0037% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0037% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.30% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.27% fail on Spark ignition (42% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.0074% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0037% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0037% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0037% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.019% fail on Compression ignition (89% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0037% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0074% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0074% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0074% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0074% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.23% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Seat belts (66% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0074% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Transmission
      • 0.056% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.056% fail on Joints
    • 0.041% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.022% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.019% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0037% fail on System
    • 0.015% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Doors
      • 0.0037% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0037% fail on Catch
      • 0.0037% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0037% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0037% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0037% fail on Door condition
    • 0.011% fail on Seats
      • 0.0074% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.0037% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0074% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0037% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0037% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.078% fail on Road Wheels (46% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Condition
  • 0.033% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0037% fail on Operation
    • 0.015% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0037% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0037% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0037% fail on Operation
  • 0.0037% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0037% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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