Audi A4 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
55.2% pass rate
from 2,146 tests in 2020
(2.8% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (18% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (99% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Suspension arm (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Springs (76% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Coil springs (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Coil spring (85% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Mounting (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage (56% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers (16% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Sub-frames (26% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Sub-frame (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component (27% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Pins and bushes (3.9% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Ball joint dust cover (8.5% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.33% fail on Axles (69% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (96% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.047% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.37% fail on Prop shafts (76% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system (32% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Seats (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's seat (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system (10% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Tank (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Hose
    • 0.28% fail on Bumpers (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Body (34% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component (19% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Panel
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's door (7.0% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Door condition (21% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Hinge
      • 0.047% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Integral vehicle structure (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Sub-frame condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.047% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.047% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 12% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (18% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (42% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (40% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (48% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake imbalance (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake imbalance (44% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance (31% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (39% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.75% fail on Parking brake performance (35% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.093% fail on Plate brake tester (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.047% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested (16% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (63% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Brake discs (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (12% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (13% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (55% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Cable
        • 0.047% fail on Lever
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (50% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.79% fail on Flexible brake hoses (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Rigid brake pipes (90% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake fluid (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever (26% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pedal
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Lever (66% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (21% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (28% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp levelling device (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Dipswitch (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (15% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (29% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators (14% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type (14% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (0.83% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators (82% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Electrical equipment (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Battery(ies) (34% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps (14% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Position lamp (7.5% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Hazard warning (38% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Switch (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Rear reflectors (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (18% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (64% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 9.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (14% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (14% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Spark ignition (4.5% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (23% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (21% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Emissions not tested (43% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Non catalyst emissions (83% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.047% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Catalytic converter (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (1.3% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.047% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks (3.6% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Engine oil leaks (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.047% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.047% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Track rod end (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
        • 0.047% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear (2.8% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack (1.4% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Operation
      • 0.047% fail on Rams
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
    • 0.047% fail on Steering play
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (17% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (4.4% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Windscreen (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Driver's view (23% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on View to rear (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Mirrors (69% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (3.5% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (21% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Size/type
  • 5.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Airbags
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.98% fail on Identification of the vehicle (6.7% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plates (7.2% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels (1.2% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment (12% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Condition
  • 0.047% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.047% fail on Anchorages

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