Audi A4 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
86.2% pass rate
from 15,957 tests in 2017
(18% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (50% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (19% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Size/type
    • 0.013% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0063% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.013% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators (56% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (56% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters (89% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.025% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Front lamps (88% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Rear lamps (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.031% fail on Registration plate lamp (98% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Fog lamp (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Horn (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0063% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (49% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.088% fail on Front
      • 0.050% fail on Rear
    • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (48% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front drive shafts (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Constant velocity joints (47% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Location
    • 0.025% fail on Fluid suspension (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Pipes (71 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Front suspension joints (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0063% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.0063% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0063% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.0063% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Wipers (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Washers (48% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.025% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0063% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes (52% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components (40% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Brake discs (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0063% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.17% fail on Brake performance (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Front wheels (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Rear wheels (85% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake imbalance (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic systems (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Components
        • 0.050% fail on Hoses
    • 0.025% fail on ABS
    • 0.013% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0063% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0063% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.0063% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 0.53% fail on Registration plates and VIN (67% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate (67% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts (68% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (90% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.063% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.0063% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment (84% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Condition
  • 0.063% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
      • 0.013% fail on System
      • 0.0063% fail on Cap
    • 0.025% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0063% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.056% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Body condition
    • 0.019% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0063% fail on Drivers
    • 0.019% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0063% fail on Drivers
  • 0.038% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Steering system (91% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0063% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.0063% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0063% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0063% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0063% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0063% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0063% fail on Electronic power steering
Read the Honest John Review

  • Audi A4 (2008 - 2015)
    High quality interior with plenty of space. Excellent steering and handling. Available with quattro four-wheel drive. Frugal 2.0 TDI. Improved for 2012 with more efficient engines.
  • Audi A4 Avant (2008 - 2015)
    Solid build quality throughout. Huge range of engines and specifications. Available with quattro four-wheel drive. Frugal diesels. Well designed and user-friendly boot.

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