Audi A2 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
52.1% pass rate
from 2,974 tests in 2017
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.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (8.5% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Headlamp aim (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (29% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual lamps (75% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Rear lamps (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Horn
    • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Fog lamp (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
      • 0.034% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.34% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
      • 0.034% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.067% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.067% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.034% fail on Battery
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage condition (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 8.6% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Drive shafts (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Front drive shafts (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Couplings
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
      • 0.87% fail on Rear
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Front suspension joints (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.034% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.034% fail on Component mounting
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (19% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.034% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Components (49% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes (67% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.10% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.37% fail on Leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.067% fail on Operation
    • 2.8% fail on ABS (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components (49% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Brake pads (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake drums (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.54% fail on Electronic stability system (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
        • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.067% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.067% fail on Components
        • 0.067% fail on Servos
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
    • 0.034% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Windscreen (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.034% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on System
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.2% fail on Steering (33% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Free play
        • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.84% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Operation (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other components
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic power steering (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.067% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (67% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.77% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (76% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers
    • 0.13% fail on Load security
      • 0.13% fail on Bootlid (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Body condition (95% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Body security
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.067% fail on Condition

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