Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
79.6% pass rate
from 11,243 tests in 2021
(29% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (23% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators (47% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.062% fail on Individual direction indicators (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0089% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (94% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Reversing lamps (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Reversing lamps (89% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Electrical equipment (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Horn (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0089% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (34% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (15% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.0089% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs and drums (56% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Brake discs (57% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0089% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0089% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0089% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.098% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake imbalance (80% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0089% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.098% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (87% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.0089% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0089% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0089% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (47% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.062% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.089% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.036% fail on Parking brake control (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.027% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0089% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0089% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0089% fail on Pedal
  • 2.6% fail on Suspension (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage ball joints (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0089% fail on Linkage
    • 0.098% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0089% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.027% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0089% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.018% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0089% fail on Levelling valve
      • 0.0089% fail on Pipes
    • 0.0089% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0089% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.9% fail on Visibility (54% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Wipers (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.071% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.062% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0089% fail on Window
    • 0.0089% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Transmission
      • 0.67% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.67% fail on Joints
      • 0.080% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.080% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Doors
      • 0.053% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.053% fail on Door condition
      • 0.027% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0089% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0089% fail on Door condition
    • 0.044% fail on Seats
      • 0.044% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.027% fail on Fuel system (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0089% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.018% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.018% fail on Undertray
  • 0.67% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (61% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Spark ignition (58% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (40% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Catalyst emissions (81% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.20% fail on Compression ignition (68% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (81% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.027% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.018% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0089% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.0089% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0089% fail on Undertray
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels (87% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment (77% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle (89% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates (90% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.20% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0089% fail on Requirements
    • 0.027% fail on Airbags
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0089% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.12% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Steering linkage components (96% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Track rod end (97% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.036% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.036% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.018% fail on Steering play
      • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.018% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0089% fail on Steering column

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