Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
53.4% pass rate
from 343 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators (91% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type (91% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.87% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.29% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.87% fail on Battery
    • 0.87% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (99% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 4.4% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.7% fail on Rear
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.87% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.58% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Component mounting (89% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
    • 6.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.2% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Hoses
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.29% fail on Valves
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks
      • 0.58% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.87% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.5% fail on Steering (91% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.58% fail on Power steering
      • 0.58% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.1% fail on Emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Pipe
      • 0.29% fail on Tank
      • 0.29% fail on Hose
      • 0.29% fail on System
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.87% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.58% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (64% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.58% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment

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