Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
83.9% pass rate
from 10,543 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (72% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (52% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (5.2% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension arms (71% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Pins and bushes (65% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pipes (53 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Other components (53 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0095% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.0095% fail on Springs
      • 0.0095% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0095% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.0095% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0095% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0095% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0095% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (52% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Headlamps (25% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators (9.5% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type (9.5% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (11% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Individual direction indicators (66% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (69% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (96% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.0095% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (22% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (21% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs and drums (68% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Brake discs (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Brake performance (74% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.028% fail on Service brake performance (94% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Rbt (94% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance (95% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0095% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.028% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake imbalance (66% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0095% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0095% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0095% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.0095% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0095% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0095% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.028% fail on Parking brake control (77% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Electronic parking brake (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Flexible brake hoses (50% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Anti-lock braking system (52% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.0095% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0095% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (67% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers (24% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Wipers (86% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on View to rear (68% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Mirrors (51% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.047% fail on Condition of glass (16% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Windscreen (15% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Driver's view (71% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.60% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (29% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Exhaust emissions (27% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Spark ignition (34% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (24% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Catalyst emissions (57% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.28% fail on Compression ignition (19% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (37% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0095% fail on Undertray
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle (94% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates (95% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels (97% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Condition (80% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (38% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (18% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (13% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Joints (77% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0095% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0095% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0095% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.0095% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0095% fail on Doors
      • 0.0095% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0095% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0095% fail on Seats
      • 0.0095% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.057% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Steering gear (47% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Steering rack (44% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Steering linkage components (91% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)

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