Audi A2 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.0% pass rate
from 2,311 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.6% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings (44% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.043% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Electrical equipment (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Horn
      • 0.087% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.043% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.17% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance (22% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (75% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.087% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.043% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (44% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.087% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.48% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.48% fail on Cable (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.43% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control (93% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Rigid brake pipes (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.69% fail on Hand lever (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pedal
    • 0.65% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.43% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.043% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.087% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.043% fail on Leaks
      • 0.043% fail on Servos
    • 0.043% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (25% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Spark ignition (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.087% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.043% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.043% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.56% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.56% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Transmission
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Joints
      • 0.30% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.30% fail on Joints
      • 0.043% fail on Belts
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (60% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.087% fail on Pipe
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
        • 0.043% fail on Hinge
      • 0.043% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.043% fail on Door condition
      • 0.043% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.043% fail on Door condition
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Undertray
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.043% fail on Body
      • 0.043% fail on Panel
    • 0.043% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.043% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (50% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.087% fail on View to rear
      • 0.087% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.043% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.043% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.043% fail on Other components
        • 0.043% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.043% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.43% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.087% fail on Other components
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.087% fail on Steering play
      • 0.087% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Requirements
    • 0.043% fail on Airbags
      • 0.043% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment

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