Audi A4 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
86.6% pass rate
from 17,545 tests in 2017
(6.1% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (30% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Size/type
    • 0.046% fail on Valve stem (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp (25% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0057% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.54% fail on Direction indicators (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Flashing type (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.0057% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front lamps (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.0057% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0057% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.023% fail on Registration plate lamp (97% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Rear fog lamp (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Fog lamp (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0057% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0057% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0057% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0057% fail on Horn
  • 1.9% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Rear
    • 0.051% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Drive shafts (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Front drive shafts (73% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Fluid suspension (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension unit (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pipes (72 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Location
      • 0.0057% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.0057% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.0057% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0057% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.0057% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (48% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Wipers (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.074% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components (22% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (20% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Brake discs (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.080% fail on Brake performance (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Front wheels (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Rear wheels (92% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.011% fail on Brake imbalance (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.051% fail on Components
        • 0.046% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0057% fail on Pipes
      • 0.0057% fail on Leaks
    • 0.011% fail on Parking brake (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0057% fail on Restricted movement
  • 0.49% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (86% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0057% fail on Attachment
    • 0.063% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.063% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN (49% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate (49% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.011% fail on Condition
  • 0.063% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.011% fail on Cap
      • 0.011% fail on System
    • 0.017% fail on Emissions
    • 0.0057% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.040% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Body condition (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers
    • 0.0057% fail on Doors
      • 0.0057% fail on Drivers
  • 0.023% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Steering system (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0057% fail on Locking devices
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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