Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
54.3% pass rate
from 2,949 tests in 2017
(7.6% better than other 2002 cars)
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Rear lamps (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.068% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.068% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.068% fail on Matched pair (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (30% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Individual lamps (76% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters (69% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 0.54% fail on Battery
    • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Horn
    • 0.068% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front drive shafts (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 12% fail on Constant velocity joints (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Couplings
      • 0.034% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.034% fail on Drive shafts
    • 7.2% fail on Suspension arms (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (54% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.068% fail on Linkage condition (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints (43% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Wheel bearings (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front
      • 0.44% fail on Rear (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Coil springs (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Location
    • 0.20% fail on Air suspension (16 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation (19 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Suspension unit (23 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Pipes
    • 0.10% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.068% fail on Prescribed areas (98% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Component mounting (97% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes (16% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.9% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (65% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.10% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (98% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.034% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.034% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.98% fail on ABS
    • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.068% fail on Components
        • 0.068% fail on Servos
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
      • 0.034% fail on Leaks
    • 0.068% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.034% fail on Lever
      • 0.034% fail on Relay lever
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.068% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.8% fail on Steering system (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Track rod end (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.068% fail on Free play
        • 0.068% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Other components
        • 0.034% fail on Steering component
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.068% fail on Operation
      • 0.068% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.068% fail on Other components
      • 0.034% fail on Drive system
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.034% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers front (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers
    • 0.034% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.034% fail on Load security
      • 0.034% fail on Bootlid
  • 3.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (60% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Cap
      • 0.068% fail on Tank
      • 0.034% fail on Hose
      • 0.034% fail on Pipe
    • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (72% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Requirements
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition

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