Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
78.8% pass rate
from 8,452 tests in 2020
(31% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (22% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (40% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Direction indicators (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Flashing type (51% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Individual direction indicators (46% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters (55% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.38% fail on Reversing lamps (96% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Reversing lamps (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Position lamps (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Position lamp (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.012% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.012% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (53% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (53% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage ball joints (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Linkage
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.95% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.012% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.012% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (25% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.095% fail on View to rear
      • 0.083% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.012% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.083% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.047% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (32% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (32% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs and drums (56% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Brake discs (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (79% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake imbalance (86% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp) (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Rbt (76% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake imbalance (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.15% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.083% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.095% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.024% fail on Parking brake control (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.012% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.012% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 1.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (72% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.012% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.58% fail on Spark ignition (46% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.024% fail on Emissions not tested (79% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.012% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.012% fail on Undertray
    • 0.012% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Exhaust system (33% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Joints (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.012% fail on Joints
    • 0.13% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.059% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.024% fail on Pipe
    • 0.083% fail on Undertray
    • 0.047% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.024% fail on Body
      • 0.012% fail on Panel
      • 0.012% fail on Other body component
    • 0.024% fail on Doors (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
    • 0.012% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Bracket
    • 0.012% fail on Load security
      • 0.012% fail on Access panel
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (92% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Requirements
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.57% fail on Identification of the vehicle (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering linkage components (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Steering gear (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.024% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.012% fail on Power steering
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
    • 0.012% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.012% fail on Steering play
      • 0.012% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.024% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.012% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.012% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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