Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
46.9% pass rate
from 552 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 1998 cars)
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (49% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 13% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 13% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 13% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.36% fail on Drive shafts
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 4.5% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (97% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (97% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.91% fail on Rear
      • 0.54% fail on Front
    • 0.91% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.36% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Headlamp aim (62% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamps (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Headlamp (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Dipswitch
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.36% fail on Battery
    • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels (62% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes
        • 2.5% fail on Hoses
      • 0.72% fail on Leaks
      • 0.36% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.72% fail on Brake calipers (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Tyres (45% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (63% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 9.6% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Steering system (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Free play
        • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Other components
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.72% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions (44% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.91% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on System
      • 0.36% fail on Cap
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.54% fail on Drivers
      • 0.54% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (43% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.54% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.72% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.72% fail on Attachment

Search Good Garages