Audi A7 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
84.1% pass rate
from 1,576 tests in 2020
(43% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A7 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.13% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Position lamps (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Position lamp (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.063% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.063% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.063% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.063% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.063% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.44% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.063% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (59% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.063% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Brake performance (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (88% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (88% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.063% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.063% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.063% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.063% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.063% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.063% fail on Transmission
      • 0.063% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.063% fail on Joints
    • 0.063% fail on Doors
      • 0.063% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition
    • 0.063% fail on Undertray
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 0.63% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust emissions (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition (84% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.063% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.063% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Noise suppression (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.063% fail on Undertray
    • 0.063% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.063% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.13% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.063% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.063% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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