Audi A2 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
50.2% pass rate
from 225 tests in 2020
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
    • 8.4% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Mounting (22 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.89% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.44% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.44% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
  • 20% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 20% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 18% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions (83% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.89% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.89% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.89% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.44% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.89% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.89% fail on Switch
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.44% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (61% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt
          • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.44% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 0.89% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.44% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.44% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.44% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.44% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.44% fail on Cable
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.89% fail on Lever
    • 0.89% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.89% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.44% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.44% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.44% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.44% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Doors
      • 0.89% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.89% fail on Door condition
      • 0.44% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.44% fail on Body
      • 0.44% fail on Panel
    • 0.44% fail on Floor
  • 8.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.44% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Steering
    • 4.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.89% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.89% fail on Power steering
      • 0.44% fail on Operation
      • 0.44% fail on Other components
    • 0.44% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
  • 0.89% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.89% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.89% fail on Attachment

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