Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
84.8% pass rate
from 11,544 tests in 2020
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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (53% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Size/type
    • 0.035% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.069% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes (69% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0087% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0087% fail on Springs
      • 0.0087% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0087% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.0087% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0087% fail on Pipes
  • 2.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.017% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.069% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Position lamp (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (94% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (91% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Rear fog lamp (91% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Rear fog lamp (91% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0087% fail on Switch
    • 0.0087% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0087% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0087% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0087% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.0087% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (35% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (21% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.061% fail on Brake discs and drums (82% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Brake discs (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Brake performance (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.026% fail on Service brake performance (91% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.0087% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.0087% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0087% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.0087% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.078% fail on Flexible brake hoses (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0087% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.0087% fail on Electronic braking system
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility (61% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Wipers (83% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.095% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0087% fail on Window
    • 0.078% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.052% fail on View to rear
      • 0.052% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle (92% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates (92% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (39% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust emissions (37% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (72% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0087% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0087% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0087% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0087% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.095% fail on Spark ignition (69% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Catalyst emissions (76% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0087% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0087% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.29% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.0087% fail on Attachment
    • 0.095% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0087% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0087% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.23% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Doors
      • 0.026% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.026% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0087% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0087% fail on Catch
      • 0.0087% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0087% fail on Door condition
    • 0.052% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.035% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Joints (77% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0087% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0087% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.0087% fail on Seats
      • 0.0087% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.026% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0087% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0087% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0087% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.0087% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0087% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0087% fail on Other components
  • 0.0087% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0087% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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