Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
53.1% pass rate
from 1,713 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.9% fail on Headlamp aim (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps (43% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.058% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.058% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.058% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.058% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.058% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.53% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (30% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.70% fail on Individual lamps (62% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.058% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.058% fail on Switch
    • 0.47% fail on Battery
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Lamp
      • 0.058% fail on Switch
      • 0.058% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.058% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 12% fail on Constant velocity joints (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.058% fail on Drive shafts
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms (71% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment
      • 0.058% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Wheel bearings (56% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Front
      • 0.35% fail on Rear (64% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.058% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Air suspension (19 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation (65 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.058% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.058% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.058% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.058% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.3% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Hoses (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.058% fail on Operation
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.058% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.058% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 3.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.058% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.76% fail on ABS
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.058% fail on Cable
    • 0.058% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.058% fail on Operation
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.5% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 10% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack (86% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.058% fail on Free play
        • 0.058% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.058% fail on Other components
    • 0.058% fail on Steering operation
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (32% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (35% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (53% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on System
      • 0.18% fail on Tank
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
    • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.058% fail on Load security
      • 0.058% fail on Bootlid
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.058% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.58% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Towbars
    • 0.058% fail on Towbar
    • 0.058% fail on Vehicle structure

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