Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
60.2% pass rate
from 211 tests in 2020
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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.95% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.47% fail on Horn
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Transmission
      • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.3% fail on Joints
      • 0.47% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.47% fail on Joints
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.95% fail on Pipe
      • 0.47% fail on Hose
    • 0.95% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.47% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.95% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.95% fail on Body
      • 0.95% fail on Panel
    • 0.95% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
      • 0.47% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
    • 0.47% fail on Chassis
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.47% fail on Seats
      • 0.47% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.47% fail on Undertray
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Springs (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.95% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.47% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.95% fail on Non catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.47% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.95% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.47% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.47% fail on Other leaks
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.95% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.95% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.95% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt
          • 0.47% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.95% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.47% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.47% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.47% fail on Other components
    • 0.47% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.47% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 9.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.95% fail on Driver's view (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear
      • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.1% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.95% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.95% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering
      • 0.47% fail on Other components
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.95% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (79% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.47% fail on Requirements
    • 0.47% fail on Airbags
      • 0.47% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.47% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.47% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment

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