Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
72.9% pass rate
from 2,024 tests in 2020
(36% 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 Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Individual direction indicators (94% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Position lamps (95% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Position lamp (95% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.049% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 7.0% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.099% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.9% fail on Springs (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (60% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring (61% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.35% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Linkage ball joints (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.049% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.049% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.049% fail on Other components
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.2% fail on Compression ignition (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.099% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.099% fail on Particulate filter (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.049% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition (51% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.049% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs and drums (62% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Brake discs (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (72% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.049% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.099% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.099% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.099% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.099% fail on Service brake imbalance (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (96% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Rbt (sp) (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.049% fail on Rbt
          • 0.049% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.64% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.59% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.099% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.099% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.099% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.099% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.049% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (42% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.099% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.099% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.099% fail on View to rear
      • 0.099% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.049% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Exhaust system (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Doors (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
        • 0.049% fail on Catch
    • 0.69% fail on Transmission (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Joints (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.049% fail on Joints
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.099% fail on System
    • 0.099% fail on Body
      • 0.099% fail on Other body component
    • 0.049% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.049% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.049% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.049% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.049% fail on Seats
      • 0.049% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.049% fail on Cabs
      • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.94% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.74% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering linkage components (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.099% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.099% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Other components
    • 0.099% fail on Steering play
      • 0.099% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.049% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.049% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
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