Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
74.6% pass rate
from 5,323 tests in 2017
(31% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
    • 0.056% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.038% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Headlamp levelling device (28 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.94% fail on Position lamps (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear lamps (50% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Front lamps (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate lamp (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Individual lamps (93% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.094% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.019% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Front drive shafts (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Anti-roll bars (98% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.038% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.019% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.019% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.019% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.019% fail on Component mounting
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.038% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.77% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Front wheels (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Rear wheels (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Parking brake performance (95% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Components (72% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses
        • 0.019% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.019% fail on Pipes
      • 0.019% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic parking brake (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on ABS (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.019% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.019% fail on Warning
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.94% fail on Wipers (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.056% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.038% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.019% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (28% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Emissions (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.056% fail on Fuel system (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Tank
      • 0.019% fail on Cap
      • 0.019% fail on System
  • 0.81% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.54% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.38% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.056% fail on Body condition
    • 0.038% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.019% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.019% fail on Chassis
    • 0.019% fail on Body security
    • 0.019% fail on Seats
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers
    • 0.019% fail on Load security
      • 0.019% fail on Access panel
  • 0.53% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.43% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.056% fail on Seat belts (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
  • 0.39% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering system (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.075% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Steering rack (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.038% fail on Steering control
      • 0.038% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.038% fail on Power steering
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
      • 0.019% fail on Rams
    • 0.019% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
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