Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
88.2% pass rate
from 13,226 tests in 2020
(27% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (40% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (49% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Size/type
    • 0.023% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.55% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters (68% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.045% fail on Position lamps (83% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Position lamp (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (92% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Rear fog lamp (92% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Rear fog lamp (92% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Electrical equipment (86% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0076% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0076% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0076% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 0.98% fail on Brakes (64% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Mechanical brake components (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake linings and pads (61% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Brake pads (62% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.030% fail on Brake discs and drums (91% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Brake discs (91% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Rbt (73% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0076% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0076% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.045% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.045% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.038% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0076% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0076% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.038% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0076% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0076% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.060% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.030% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.030% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.015% fail on Parking brake control (86% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0076% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0076% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0076% fail on Other components
  • 0.95% fail on Visibility (76% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Washers (63% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Wipers (87% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.098% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.083% fail on View to rear
      • 0.083% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.045% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.73% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.45% fail on Compression ignition (57% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (87% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0076% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.030% fail on Catalyst emissions (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0076% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0076% fail on Undertray
    • 0.015% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0076% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0076% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle (71% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates (71% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.091% fail on Condition
  • 0.33% fail on Suspension (75% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.091% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Suspension arms (86% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0076% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0076% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.023% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Operation
      • 0.0076% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.0076% fail on Bellows
    • 0.015% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0076% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0076% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.29% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Transmission
      • 0.098% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.098% fail on Joints
    • 0.083% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.053% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.030% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0076% fail on Tank
      • 0.0076% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0076% fail on System
    • 0.030% fail on Body
      • 0.015% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0076% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0076% fail on Panel
    • 0.015% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0076% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0076% fail on Safety device
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels (75% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment (79% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Condition
  • 0.023% fail on Steering (87% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.0076% fail on Other components
        • 0.0076% fail on Steering linkage
Read the Honest John Review

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