Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
79.5% pass rate
from 10,429 tests in 2017
(30% 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.

  • 8.6% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
    • 0.096% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.038% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (70% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0096% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.60% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Front lamps (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear lamps (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters (35% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Individual lamps (98% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0096% fail on Switch
    • 0.029% fail on Horn (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.019% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0096% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0096% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0096% fail on Switch
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Location
    • 0.37% fail on Suspension arms (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.22% fail on Front
      • 0.048% fail on Rear (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front drive shafts (64% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Constant velocity joints (65% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.058% fail on Front suspension joints (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.019% fail on Anti-roll bars (99% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0096% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0096% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0096% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components (25% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (17% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0096% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.61% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Front wheels (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Brake imbalance (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Rear wheels (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.038% fail on Parking brake performance (95% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0096% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Components
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0096% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0096% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0096% fail on Leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.048% fail on ABS (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Parking brake (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.029% fail on Restricted movement (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0096% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0096% fail on Warning
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (22% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Wipers (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.058% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0096% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.79% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.0096% fail on Pipe
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.66% fail on Registration plates and VIN (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.31% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.22% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.067% fail on Seat belts (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Requirements
  • 0.14% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.019% fail on Free play
        • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.029% fail on Power steering
      • 0.029% fail on Operation
    • 0.019% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Doors
      • 0.038% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0096% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.038% fail on Seats
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers
    • 0.019% fail on Body condition (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0096% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0096% fail on Chassis

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