Audi A3 MOT Results

Registered in 2017
89.1% pass rate
from 1,236 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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (80% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.081% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.24% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.081% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.081% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.081% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.081% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.081% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.081% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.081% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.081% fail on Switch
    • 0.081% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.081% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.081% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility
    • 0.89% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.081% fail on Window
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.081% fail on Wipers
  • 1.1% fail on Brakes
    • 0.97% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.81% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.81% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.24% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.081% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.081% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.081% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.081% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.081% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.081% fail on Service brake imbalance
  • 0.40% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.081% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.081% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.081% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.081% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.081% fail on Seats
      • 0.081% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.081% fail on Undertray
  • 0.40% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.24% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.081% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.16% fail on Suspension
    • 0.081% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.081% fail on Springs
      • 0.081% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.081% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.081% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.081% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.081% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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