Audi A4 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
71.4% pass rate
from 20,835 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (39% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
      • 0.0048% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Rear lamps (30% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Front lamps (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Fog lamp (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0048% fail on Switch
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual lamps (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on All direction indicators (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.058% fail on Battery (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Horn (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.014% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0048% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0048% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0048% fail on Lamp
  • 9.2% fail on Suspension (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.038% fail on Location
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (35% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (39% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (40% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (39% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0048% fail on Couplings
      • 0.029% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.029% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.88% fail on Front suspension joints (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Front
      • 0.11% fail on Rear (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage condition (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Tie bars/rods (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Attachment
    • 0.014% fail on Trailing arms (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (96% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Attachment
    • 0.014% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.014% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0096% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0096% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0048% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0048% fail on Condition
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (9.5% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (18% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.096% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.082% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (24% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (16% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.019% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.0048% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.28% fail on Rear wheels (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0096% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.66% fail on Hydraulic systems (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Components (49% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Hoses (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Leaks (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on ABS (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Parking brake (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Restricted movement (67% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Service brake control components (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pedal (88% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.0096% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Wipers (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.062% fail on Bonnet (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Mirrors (67% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Exhaust system (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on System (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Cap (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pipe
      • 0.014% fail on Hose
    • 0.058% fail on Emissions not tested (73% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.73% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (20% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.42% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0048% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.034% fail on Requirements
      • 0.019% fail on Installation check (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Belt(s)/padding (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Attachment
  • 0.65% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.062% fail on Drivers
    • 0.067% fail on Seats
      • 0.043% fail on Passengers
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers
    • 0.053% fail on Body condition (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.014% fail on Body security
    • 0.014% fail on Load security
      • 0.0096% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0048% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0048% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.42% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Steering system (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Steering rack (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0096% fail on Free play (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.062% fail on Power steering (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Operation
      • 0.0096% fail on Pump
      • 0.0048% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0048% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.019% fail on Steering control
      • 0.019% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.014% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0048% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.067% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2008 cars)

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