Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
54.4% pass rate
from 1,004 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Headlamp (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.40% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.100% fail on Horn
    • 0.100% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Pins and bushes (75% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.100% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.100% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.00% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.20% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension unit (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Pipes
    • 0.100% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.100% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.100% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.100% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.100% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.100% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 9.8% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Body (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Panel (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Other body component
      • 0.100% fail on Body condition
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Doors (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition
        • 0.20% fail on Catch (36 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition
        • 0.100% fail on Catch
      • 0.30% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition
    • 0.90% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.100% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.100% fail on System
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.100% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.100% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.100% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.100% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.100% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.100% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 11% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.00% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.20% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.00% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt (sp) (66% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance (69% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (71% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.70% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.80% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.40% fail on Pedal
      • 0.40% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.60% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.100% fail on Servos
      • 0.100% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.100% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.100% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.100% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.100% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.100% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.100% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.100% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.20% fail on Noise suppression (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.100% fail on Undertray
  • 7.8% fail on Steering (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.100% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.100% fail on Other components
        • 0.100% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.100% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.00% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.00% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.100% fail on Power steering
      • 0.100% fail on Other components
    • 0.100% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.100% fail on Steering play
      • 0.100% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.100% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (44% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on View to rear
      • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.00% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Attachment
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment
    • 0.100% fail on Condition

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