Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
76.4% pass rate
from 12,049 tests in 2020
(32% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (70% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0083% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.100% fail on Individual direction indicators (91% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Position lamps (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Position lamp (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.33% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0083% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.31% fail on Stop lamp (90% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0083% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Horn (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0083% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0083% fail on Switch
  • 5.2% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (80% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (63% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (63% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins and bushes (43% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bars (95% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage ball joints (97% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0083% fail on Linkage
    • 0.033% fail on Other suspension component (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0083% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0083% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0083% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.017% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0083% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0083% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0083% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0083% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.0083% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (23% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs and drums (65% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Brake discs (64% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance (44% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0083% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.083% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (94% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Rbt (sp) (94% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.058% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (87% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake imbalance (85% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0083% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0083% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.025% fail on Parking brake performance (96% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Rbt (96% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake performance (95% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (38% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-lock braking system (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Parking brake control (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.041% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0083% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.025% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0083% fail on Condition
    • 0.0083% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0083% fail on Brake fluid
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.79% fail on Wipers (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.100% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.100% fail on View to rear
      • 0.100% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (24% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (30% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Catalyst emissions (63% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.93% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (96% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.066% fail on Fluid leaks (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.025% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.025% fail on Undertray
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Exhaust system (38% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Transmission (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Drive shafts (39% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Joints (39% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0083% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.025% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.025% fail on Joints
      • 0.0083% fail on Belts
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0083% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0083% fail on System
    • 0.066% fail on Undertray
    • 0.050% fail on Seats
      • 0.050% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.041% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0083% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0083% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0083% fail on Body
      • 0.0083% fail on Panel
    • 0.0083% fail on Doors
      • 0.0083% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0083% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0083% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0083% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates (67% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on Condition (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.43% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.100% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0083% fail on Requirements
    • 0.017% fail on Airbags
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.22% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage components (93% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.058% fail on Power steering
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
      • 0.0083% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0083% fail on Other components
    • 0.041% fail on Steering gear (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Steering column
    • 0.017% fail on Steering play
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.017% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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