Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
86.7% pass rate
from 12,068 tests in 2020
(33% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (19% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (43% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.050% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps (44% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.49% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.49% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Electrical equipment (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.033% fail on Horn (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.033% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.033% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (96% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Washers (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Wipers (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass (96% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.017% fail on Window (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on View to rear
      • 0.083% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.041% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes (64% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Brake linings and pads (59% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Brake pads (59% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.075% fail on Brake discs and drums (85% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Brake discs (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (79% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.099% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.041% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0083% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake imbalance (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Rbt (67% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.0083% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.033% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.050% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.041% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.041% fail on Electronic parking brake (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.025% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.0083% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0083% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.62% fail on Compression ignition (36% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (90% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0083% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.46% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.43% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Catalyst emissions (78% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0083% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.017% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0083% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0083% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.61% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0083% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0083% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.11% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Coil spring (89% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Mounting
    • 0.041% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.0083% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0083% fail on Other components
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system (44% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (61% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Joints (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.017% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0083% fail on Tank
    • 0.017% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0083% fail on Doors
      • 0.0083% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0083% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0083% fail on Seats
      • 0.0083% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0083% fail on Undertray
  • 0.27% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.050% fail on Condition
  • 0.033% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Steering linkage components (94% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0083% fail on Electronic power steering
Read the Honest John Review

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    Good-looking and exceedingly well-built premium big estate, roomy interior and practical boot, diesels offer fuel economy and performance.
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    Impressive cabin with a straightforward layout. Very quiet and refined on the move. Navigation and leather seats as standard. Efficient 2.0 TDI provides good performance.

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