Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
53.4% pass rate
from 1,381 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Headlamp aim (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp (41% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Rear lamps (70% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Fog lamp (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.87% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.58% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.072% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.072% fail on Switch
      • 0.072% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.072% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.29% fail on Battery (73% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Horn
    • 0.22% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
      • 0.072% fail on Lamp
      • 0.072% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.072% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.072% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.072% fail on Condition
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Rear
      • 0.43% fail on Front
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas (97% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.072% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.072% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.072% fail on Other components
    • 0.072% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.072% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.072% fail on Axles
      • 0.072% fail on Axle beam
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 6.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.6% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Hoses (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes (56% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.072% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.58% fail on Leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels (38% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.51% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.3% fail on ABS (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.22% fail on Cable
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.072% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.072% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.072% fail on Pedal
        • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.072% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 9.8% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack (97% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Free play
        • 0.072% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.072% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.072% fail on Other components
        • 0.072% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
      • 0.072% fail on Operation
    • 0.072% fail on Steering operation
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (35% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (35% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.65% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.072% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (54% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on System
      • 0.36% fail on Cap
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.072% fail on Hose
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (36% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.80% fail on Doors
      • 0.43% fail on Drivers
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.29% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers
    • 0.072% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.072% fail on Speedometer
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment

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