Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
50.9% pass rate
from 1,055 tests in 2017
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (23% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Couplings
    • 3.9% fail on Front suspension joints (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear
      • 0.095% fail on Front
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on General condition
    • 0.095% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.57% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.095% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Battery (83% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.095% fail on Horn
    • 0.095% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels (42% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.095% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.9% fail on Components
        • 3.9% fail on Hoses (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes (75% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
    • 3.1% fail on ABS (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.47% fail on Pedal
        • 0.47% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.095% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.095% fail on Power steering
      • 0.095% fail on Other components
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
    • 0.095% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (68% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (54% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Cap
      • 0.28% fail on System
      • 0.095% fail on Tank
      • 0.095% fail on Pipe
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested (83% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (48% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.47% fail on Seat belts (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.095% fail on Requirements
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (44% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.95% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Drivers
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.28% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.095% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.095% fail on Seats
      • 0.095% fail on Passengers
  • 0.85% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.095% fail on Condition

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