Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
83.0% pass rate
from 9,274 tests in 2017
(19% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (36% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (33% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Size/type
    • 0.065% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (24% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.92% fail on Headlamp (29% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.59% fail on Direction indicators (30% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Flashing type (30% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.032% fail on Individual lamps (92% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front lamps (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Rear lamps (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.022% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.13% fail on Front
      • 0.043% fail on Rear
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension arms (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.097% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Front drive shafts (71% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Constant velocity joints (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Front suspension joints (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Location
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.022% fail on Anti-roll bars (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 1.8% fail on Brakes (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (46% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Brake discs (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Rear wheels (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Front wheels (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.032% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.032% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Components
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Leaks
    • 0.043% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.043% fail on ABS
    • 0.032% fail on Parking brake (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.032% 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
  • 1.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (62% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Washers (35% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wipers (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.043% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.022% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.86% fail on Registration plates and VIN (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.086% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.075% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Exhaust system (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Emissions
    • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.011% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.011% fail on Cap
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.054% fail on Body condition
    • 0.032% fail on Doors
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers
    • 0.032% fail on Seats
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers
    • 0.011% fail on Body security
  • 0.022% fail on Steering (94% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.011% fail on Power steering
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.011% fail on Locking devices

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