Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
85.2% pass rate
from 11,797 tests in 2020
(39% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.076% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0085% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.69% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.69% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters (48% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0085% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.31% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Position lamp (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0085% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (58% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Rear fog lamp (61% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Switch
    • 0.068% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.068% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.059% fail on Electrical equipment (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.025% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (97% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0085% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0085% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes (57% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (47% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs and drums (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Brake discs (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (75% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.0085% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.059% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.042% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake imbalance (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (94% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Rbt (sp) (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Rbt (91% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.093% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.034% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0085% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0085% fail on Pedal
    • 0.0085% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.0085% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0085% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0085% fail on Brake fluid
  • 1.6% fail on Visibility (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Washers (38% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on View to rear
      • 0.093% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.059% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.059% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.051% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension arms (54% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.30% fail on Springs (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Coil spring (85% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.034% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0085% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.025% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Operation (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Pipes
    • 0.0085% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0085% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0085% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0085% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.49% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Compression ignition (39% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.051% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (76% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0085% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0085% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.0085% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.18% fail on Spark ignition (71% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Catalyst emissions (88% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.025% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0085% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle (78% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates (78% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Body, chassis, structure (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Joints (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0085% fail on Joints
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.034% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.034% fail on Doors
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
    • 0.025% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0085% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0085% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0085% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0085% fail on Body
      • 0.0085% fail on Other body component
    • 0.0085% fail on Seats
      • 0.0085% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment (74% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 0.31% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.0085% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.0085% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0085% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.0085% fail on Steering
    • 0.0085% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0085% fail on Steering rack
Read the Honest John Review

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