Audi A4 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
54.0% pass rate
from 339 tests in 2017
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.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (53% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Front
    • 3.5% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.59% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.88% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.29% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.2% fail on Battery
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.2% fail on Components
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.59% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.29% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.29% fail on Cable
    • 0.29% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.29% fail on Warning
    • 0.29% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.29% fail on Components
        • 0.29% fail on Hoses
    • 0.29% fail on ABS
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.8% fail on Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.88% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Cap
      • 0.59% fail on System
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (89% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.8% fail on Power steering
      • 0.88% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.59% fail on Other components
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.29% fail on Rams
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 2.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (63% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.88% fail on Drivers
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.29% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.29% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.29% fail on Chassis
    • 0.29% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment

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