Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
50.4% pass rate
from 855 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamps (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Headlamp (83% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.47% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.47% fail on Switch
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.23% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.23% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.12% fail on Mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.82% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.47% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.35% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.23% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.23% fail on Suspension unit (15 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Axle
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 10% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 9.6% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.70% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Panel (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Other body component
    • 0.94% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.23% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Hose
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
      • 0.23% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar
      • 0.12% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (47% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.94% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Rbt (sp) (66% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake imbalance (65% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.58% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt
          • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Rod
        • 0.12% fail on Cable
        • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 2.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (89% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.12% fail on Servos
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
  • 11% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
    • 2.7% fail on Steering gear (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Steering rack (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Condition (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.58% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (66% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.82% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.35% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.82% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.58% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility (53% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts (92% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment

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