Audi A5 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
87.0% pass rate
from 9,472 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (80% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (86% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (89% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Size/type
    • 0.021% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp (87% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.44% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.44% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.095% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.042% fail on Position lamps (76% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Position lamp (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.011% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.011% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.084% fail on Brake discs and drums (64% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Brake discs (64% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Service brake performance (68% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Rbt (68% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.074% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.032% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.032% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.011% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.011% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.011% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.3% fail on Visibility (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Washers
    • 0.40% fail on Wipers (79% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.042% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.021% fail on View to rear
      • 0.021% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.84% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.021% fail on Suspension arms (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.011% fail on Springs
      • 0.011% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.011% fail on Coil spring
  • 0.67% fail on Identification of the vehicle (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plates (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.084% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.21% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.011% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.074% fail on Spark ignition (61% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.084% fail on Body, chassis, structure (70% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.021% fail on Seats
      • 0.021% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.011% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.011% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.011% fail on Tank
    • 0.011% fail on Transmission
      • 0.011% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.011% fail on Joints
    • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Bracket
  • 0.032% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.011% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.011% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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