Audi A4 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
53.2% pass rate
from 220 tests in 2020
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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (58% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.91% fail on Sub-frame (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.45% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.45% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.45% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.91% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.91% fail on Horn
      • 0.45% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.91% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.91% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.91% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.91% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt
          • 0.91% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.91% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.91% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.91% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.4% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.45% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 0.91% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.91% fail on Door condition
      • 0.45% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
    • 0.91% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.45% fail on Tank
      • 0.45% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.45% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.45% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.45% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.45% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.45% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.45% fail on Rams
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on View to rear
      • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
  • 0.91% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment

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