Audi A4 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
68.6% pass rate
from 23,272 tests in 2017
(21% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (24% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (9.8% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (37% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear lamps (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.086% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0086% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0043% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0086% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0043% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0086% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0043% fail on Switch
    • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.56% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0043% fail on Switch
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Individual lamps (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on All direction indicators (87% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0043% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Battery
    • 0.069% fail on Horn (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0086% fail on Electrical wiring (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0086% fail on Hazard warning (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Switch
      • 0.0043% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.0043% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Location (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (21% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (18% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.013% fail on Couplings
      • 0.086% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Front suspension joints (20% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage condition (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (53% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Front
      • 0.086% fail on Rear (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Pipes (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.017% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Tie bars/rods (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Attachment
    • 0.013% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0086% fail on Macpherson strut (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0043% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0043% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0043% fail on Axles
      • 0.0043% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.0043% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (8.4% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
    • 0.099% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.047% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (53% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Brakes (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Front wheels (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear wheels (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake imbalance (36% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.030% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0043% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.0043% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Components (30% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Servos
        • 0.0043% fail on Valves
      • 0.082% fail on Leaks (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Operation
    • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.090% fail on ABS (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Parking brake (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Restricted movement (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Mechanical components (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Cable (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Service brake control components (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pedal (87% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0086% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0086% fail on Components
        • 0.0086% fail on Servos
    • 0.0086% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Windscreen (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.077% fail on Mirrors (65% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Exhaust system (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.052% fail on Pipe
      • 0.043% fail on Cap (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Tank
      • 0.0043% fail on Hose
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.99% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (18% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.73% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.056% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0086% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0086% fail on Belt(s)/padding
      • 0.0043% fail on Attachment
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.52% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Steering arm (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Free play (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Steering rack (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Power steering (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Operation (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Pipes and hoses (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Other components
    • 0.026% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.24% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Body condition (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Seats
      • 0.039% fail on Passengers
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers
    • 0.034% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.021% fail on Body security
    • 0.021% fail on Doors (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Drivers (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Passengers front (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.013% fail on Load security
      • 0.0086% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0043% fail on Access panel
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