Audi A2 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
55.8% pass rate
from 1,258 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.079% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Suspension arm (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Springs (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (56% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring (58% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.079% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.079% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp levelling device (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.64% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.079% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.079% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.079% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.079% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.079% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.079% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.079% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.079% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.87% fail on Brake linings and pads (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Brake pads (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.40% fail on Cable
        • 0.079% fail on Lever
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.79% fail on Rigid brake pipes (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.64% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.079% fail on Pedal
    • 0.64% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.56% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.40% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.079% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.079% fail on Operation
  • 8.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.3% fail on Transmission (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Joints (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Flexible couplings (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.32% fail on Joints
    • 0.79% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on System
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.079% fail on Pipe
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.079% fail on Body condition
      • 0.079% fail on Panel
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.079% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.079% fail on Door condition
      • 0.079% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.079% fail on Door condition
    • 0.079% fail on Seats
      • 0.079% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.079% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.079% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.079% fail on Undertray
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
  • 7.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.079% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.079% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.079% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.56% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.079% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.079% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.079% fail on Undertray
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.079% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.079% fail on View to rear
      • 0.079% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.079% fail on Other components
        • 0.079% fail on Steering component
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
      • 0.079% fail on Pump
    • 0.32% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.16% fail on Operation (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.079% fail on Steering play
      • 0.079% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.079% fail on Condition
    • 0.079% fail on Attachment

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