Audi A4 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
85.0% pass rate
from 18,735 tests in 2020
(4.9% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (56% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (64% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (56% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Size/type
    • 0.043% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp (25% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.40% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.40% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters (43% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.016% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Position lamps (55% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Position lamp (54% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (92% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Electrical equipment (69% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.011% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.016% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (92% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Rear fog lamp (92% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Rear fog lamp (92% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
  • 2.4% fail on Suspension (83% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (81% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Springs (81% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Coil spring (84% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Mounting (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Suspension arms (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.027% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-roll bar (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0053% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.011% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Pipes (63 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (37% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (22% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (16% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (16% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums (57% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs (57% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Rbt (79% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake imbalance (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.032% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.027% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0053% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0053% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0053% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Rbt (85% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.016% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.011% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0053% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.0053% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0053% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0053% fail on Brake fluid
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (64% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Washers (32% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Wipers (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.091% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.048% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.037% fail on View to rear
      • 0.032% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0053% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0053% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.60% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.37% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0053% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0053% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.21% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.016% fail on Catalyst emissions (85% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0053% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0053% fail on NOx sensor
    • 0.011% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0053% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0053% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0053% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0053% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (79% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0053% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0053% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.42% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.19% fail on Transmission
      • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
    • 0.053% fail on Exhaust system (65% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.032% fail on Doors
      • 0.027% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0053% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0053% fail on Door condition
    • 0.032% fail on Seats
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.011% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.027% fail on Body
      • 0.016% fail on Other body component
      • 0.011% fail on Panel
    • 0.016% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.011% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0053% fail on Pipe
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle (59% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates (60% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.016% fail on Condition
  • 0.032% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.011% fail on Steering linkage components (92% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.0053% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0053% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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