Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
80.6% pass rate
from 9,204 tests in 2017
(21% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.2% fail on Tyres (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (25% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Size/type
    • 0.065% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.043% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (68% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (26% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.011% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.59% fail on Position lamps (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Front lamps (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Rear lamps (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type (52% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.033% fail on Individual lamps (93% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Horn
    • 0.043% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.011% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.20% fail on Front
      • 0.065% fail on Rear
    • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front drive shafts (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Constant velocity joints (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Front suspension joints (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.011% fail on Pipes
    • 0.011% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.66% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.011% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (26% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.43% fail on Brake performance (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front wheels (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.054% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.043% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.033% fail on Rear wheels (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Components
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses
        • 0.022% fail on Pipes (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on ABS
    • 0.065% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.054% fail on Parking brake (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.022% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.011% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.011% fail on Pedal
        • 0.011% fail on Condition
  • 0.71% fail on Registration plates and VIN (77% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate (77% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.65% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.49% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions
    • 0.054% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.033% fail on Fuel system (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Tank
      • 0.011% fail on Cap
      • 0.011% fail on System
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment (83% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.33% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.22% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
  • 0.076% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Body condition
    • 0.022% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers
    • 0.011% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.011% fail on Chassis
    • 0.011% fail on Doors
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.011% fail on Load security
      • 0.011% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.033% fail on Steering (94% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Power steering
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
      • 0.011% fail on Pump
    • 0.011% fail on Steering system
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.011% fail on Towbars
    • 0.011% fail on Detachable tow ball

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