Audi A2 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
52.5% pass rate
from 2,578 tests in 2020
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.9% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Coil spring (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.078% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.078% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.039% fail on Operation
      • 0.039% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.078% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (98% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Axles
      • 0.039% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (21% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp (42% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.43% fail on Electrical equipment (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Horn
      • 0.078% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.039% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.23% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 0.078% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.078% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (39% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (39% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (33% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.039% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (33% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.39% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.078% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.078% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.039% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.039% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (28% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.039% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.78% fail on Brake linings and pads (64% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Brake pads (65% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.47% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.43% fail on Cable
        • 0.039% fail on Lever
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.54% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
    • 0.66% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.43% fail on Brake fluid (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.078% fail on Leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Servos
    • 0.039% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (22% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (18% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.039% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.70% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.039% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.039% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (94% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.078% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.12% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.12% fail on Undertray (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.47% fail on Condition of glass (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Windscreen (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.078% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (25% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission
      • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.5% fail on Joints
        • 0.039% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
      • 0.039% fail on Chains
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.12% fail on Hose
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.078% fail on Pipe
      • 0.039% fail on Tank
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
        • 0.039% fail on Hinge
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.078% fail on Door condition
        • 0.039% fail on Hinge
      • 0.078% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.078% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.078% fail on Other body component
      • 0.039% fail on Body condition
      • 0.039% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
    • 0.078% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.078% fail on Bracket
    • 0.078% fail on Seats
      • 0.078% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Size/type (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.078% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.078% fail on Rams
      • 0.039% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Operation
    • 0.078% fail on Steering play
      • 0.078% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.078% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.039% fail on Requirements
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.039% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.039% fail on Hubs

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