Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
77.2% pass rate
from 6,660 tests in 2017
(30% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.075% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.045% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 8.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (46% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (22% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device (17 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.92% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Front lamps (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear lamps (56% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type (68% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.015% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.045% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.030% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.030% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.29% fail on Front
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
    • 0.35% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Front drive shafts (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.015% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.015% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage condition
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.77% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Front wheels (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear wheels (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake imbalance (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.045% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Components (52% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Hoses (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.11% fail on ABS (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.075% fail on Parking brake (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.015% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.015% fail on Pedal
        • 0.015% fail on Anti-slip
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (30% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Wipers (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.045% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.015% fail on Hose
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
    • 0.090% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.36% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.30% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.045% fail on Seat belts (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
  • 0.36% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
      • 0.075% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.045% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.075% fail on Seats
      • 0.075% fail on Drivers
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers
    • 0.030% fail on Body condition
    • 0.015% fail on Body security
    • 0.015% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.33% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering system (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Free play
        • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.015% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.030% fail on Steering control
      • 0.015% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.015% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.030% fail on Power steering
      • 0.015% fail on Drive system
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
    • 0.015% fail on Steering operation

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