Audi A3 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
87.7% pass rate
from 36,805 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (76% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (29% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Size/type
    • 0.027% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamps (23% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (94% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0054% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front lamps (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Rear lamps (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (61% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (58% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Individual lamps (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Registration plate lamp (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Fog lamp (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.054% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0054% fail on Battery
    • 0.0027% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0027% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0027% fail on Horn
  • 2.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Wipers (72% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Windscreen (76% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0054% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0027% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 0.75% fail on Brakes (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Hub components (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake pads (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0082% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.18% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear wheels (52% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Front wheels (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake imbalance (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0054% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0027% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Components (58% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0082% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0082% fail on Hoses (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0054% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.011% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0082% fail on ABS
    • 0.0027% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.0027% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0027% fail on Warning
    • 0.0027% fail on Restricted movement
  • 0.71% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.0027% fail on Location
    • 0.062% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.038% fail on Front
      • 0.024% fail on Rear
    • 0.033% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Front drive shafts (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.011% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0054% fail on Gas suspension (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Suspension unit (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0027% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0027% fail on Condition
  • 0.53% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts (41% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0027% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Emissions
    • 0.033% fail on Fuel system (53% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on System
      • 0.014% fail on Cap (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Tank
      • 0.0027% fail on Pipe
    • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.014% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.090% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.060% fail on Body condition
    • 0.022% fail on Doors
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.0027% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0027% fail on Body security
    • 0.0027% fail on Seats
      • 0.0027% fail on Passengers
  • 0.043% fail on Road Wheels (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Attachment (75% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.033% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Steering system (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.011% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2014 cars)

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