Audi A4 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
49.3% pass rate
from 4,426 tests in 2017
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Drive shafts (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 13% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 13% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
    • 5.4% fail on Coil springs (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (74% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Location
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (27% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage condition (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.56% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.54% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas (97% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Component mounting (98% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Subframe mounting (93% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.090% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Macpherson strut (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (23% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.75% fail on Rear lamps (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.045% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.045% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.068% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.045% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (31% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Fog lamp (49% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
      • 0.16% fail on Lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Battery (77% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Horn (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.068% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance (16% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (40% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.045% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (25% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Components (28% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Hoses (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Pipes (93% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.023% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.045% fail on Operation
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake calipers (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on ABS (63% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.14% fail on Cable
      • 0.023% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.045% fail on Service brake control components (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal (79% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.023% fail on Warning
    • 0.023% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.023% fail on Components
        • 0.023% fail on Servos
    • 0.023% fail on Locking devices
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.9% fail on Emissions (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system (40% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.70% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on System
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.045% fail on Hose
  • 10.0% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.068% fail on Free play
        • 0.068% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.090% fail on Other components
      • 0.045% fail on Rams
    • 0.023% fail on Steering operation
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
    • 0.023% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.023% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Prescribed areas (97% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Requirements
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (71% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Seats
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers
    • 0.38% fail on Body condition (78% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Drivers
      • 0.045% fail on Passengers other (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.045% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.045% fail on Load security
      • 0.045% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.023% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.023% fail on Chassis
    • 0.023% fail on Body security
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on Condition

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