Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.1% pass rate
from 10,587 tests in 2020
(28% 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.

  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (22% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (17% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (36% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.028% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Position lamp (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical equipment (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Horn
      • 0.028% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0094% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0094% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0094% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes (53% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.028% fail on Anti-roll bars (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0094% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.019% fail on Springs (99% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.0094% fail on Mounting
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (21% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (22% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs and drums (66% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Brake discs (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0094% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.59% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (54% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0094% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.076% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.066% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake imbalance (84% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0094% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.028% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (96% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Rbt (sp) (95% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.047% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.066% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.028% fail on Parking brake control (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.028% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0094% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0094% fail on Pedal
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.55% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.057% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.047% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.047% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.93% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Transmission (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (50% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Joints (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.066% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0094% fail on Pipe
    • 0.057% fail on Undertray
    • 0.038% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.038% fail on Seats
      • 0.038% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.028% fail on Doors
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0094% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0094% fail on Catch
      • 0.0094% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0094% fail on Door condition
    • 0.019% fail on Body
      • 0.019% fail on Other body component
  • 0.69% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Exhaust emissions (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Spark ignition (39% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.057% fail on Catalyst emissions (80% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.019% fail on Catalytic converter (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (90% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.047% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0094% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0094% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0094% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0094% fail on Undertray
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle (83% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plates (81% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0094% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.39% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.23% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.0094% fail on Attachment
  • 0.076% fail on Steering (92% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Steering linkage components (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Track rod end (97% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Power steering
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
    • 0.019% fail on Steering play
      • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0094% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0094% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0094% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.0094% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0094% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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