Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
51.5% pass rate
from 629 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Headlamp (86% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim (54% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.32% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.32% fail on Switch
    • 0.32% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.32% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.9% fail on Springs
      • 2.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.7% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.16% fail on Mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (78% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 10% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.48% fail on Joints
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.95% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on Hose
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on System
    • 0.79% fail on Body
      • 0.48% fail on Panel
      • 0.32% fail on Other body component
    • 0.48% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.32% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.32% fail on Undertray (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 12% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Steering linkage components (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Other components
    • 0.32% fail on Steering play
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (64% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.64% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (94% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (53% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Servos
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.32% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.16% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.64% fail on View to rear
      • 0.64% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.95% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.95% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.79% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.16% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.64% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.64% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.16% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.16% fail on Undertray
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Airbags
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.95% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment

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