Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
77.3% pass rate
from 1,838 tests in 2017
(42% 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 A5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (30% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.054% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Stop lamp (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Position lamps (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear lamps (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front lamps (95% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.54% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.054% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.054% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (93% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.054% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.65% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.27% fail on Front
      • 0.054% fail on Rear
    • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front drive shafts (86% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Constant velocity joints (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.054% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
    • 0.054% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.054% fail on Component mounting
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Brake performance (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front wheels (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear wheels (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.054% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.49% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Components (81% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
      • 0.054% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.16% fail on ABS
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.054% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.054% fail on Pedal
        • 0.054% fail on Anti-slip
  • 3.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (56% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Pipe
      • 0.054% fail on System
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.49% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.054% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.054% fail on Steering control
      • 0.054% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.054% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.054% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.054% fail on Power steering
      • 0.054% fail on Operation
  • 0.44% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.38% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.054% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
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  • Audi A5 (2007 - 2016)
    Spacious boot. Solid build quality. Good to drive on the motorway. Good handling with quattro all-wheel drive.

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