Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
82.5% pass rate
from 7,418 tests in 2017
(29% 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.

  • 6.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.054% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators (50% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (50% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters (44% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Individual lamps (58% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.50% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Position lamps (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front lamps (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear lamps (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Rear fog lamp (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Fog lamp (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.013% fail on Battery
    • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.013% fail on Horn
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.32% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.040% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components (41% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (35% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Brake discs (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front wheels (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.054% fail on Rear wheels (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.027% fail on Brake imbalance (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Components (62% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Hoses
        • 0.013% fail on Pipes
      • 0.040% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.040% fail on Leaks
    • 0.027% fail on Parking brake (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.013% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.013% fail on Pedal
        • 0.013% fail on Anti-slip
  • 2.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Washers (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Wipers (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.094% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Coil springs (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Location
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front drive shafts (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.094% fail on Front
      • 0.013% fail on Rear
    • 0.067% fail on Shock absorbers (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Front suspension joints (83% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
    • 0.19% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.18% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.57% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust system (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.067% fail on Cap
      • 0.013% fail on Tank
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
    • 0.054% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.013% fail on Emissions
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.26% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.094% fail on Seats
      • 0.081% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers
    • 0.081% fail on Body condition
    • 0.081% fail on Doors
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.15% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Steering system (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.054% fail on Power steering
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
      • 0.013% fail on Pump
    • 0.013% fail on Steering control
      • 0.013% fail on Steering lock

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