Audi A3 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
86.8% pass rate
from 25,543 tests in 2017
(22% better than other 2013 cars)
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (39% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Size/type
    • 0.016% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.055% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0078% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0039% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0039% fail on Switch
    • 0.39% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.39% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.063% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.012% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0039% fail on Switch
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate lamp (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Front lamps (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0078% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.090% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (90% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on Battery
    • 0.0078% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0039% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 2.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (54% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.65% fail on Wipers (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.031% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.012% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0039% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Coil springs (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Location
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.047% fail on Front
      • 0.031% fail on Rear
    • 0.059% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0039% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Front drive shafts (78% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Constant velocity joints (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Condition
    • 0.0039% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0039% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0039% fail on Condition
    • 0.0039% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components (47% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Brake pads (51% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0039% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.39% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear wheels (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front wheels (49% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic systems (43% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Components
        • 0.039% fail on Hoses
        • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0039% fail on Pipes
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.016% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.012% fail on ABS
    • 0.0078% fail on Parking brake (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0078% fail on Restricted movement (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0039% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0039% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.0039% fail on Pedal
        • 0.0039% fail on Condition
  • 0.41% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (51% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0039% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.0039% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0039% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0039% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.094% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (77% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Emissions (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Fuel system (59% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Cap (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on System
      • 0.0039% fail on Pipe
    • 0.016% fail on Exhaust system (94% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.067% fail on Road Wheels (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Attachment (79% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.047% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0039% fail on Steering arm
  • 0.047% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (66% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Body condition
    • 0.016% fail on Doors
      • 0.0078% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0039% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0039% fail on Passengers other

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