Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
74.2% pass rate
from 62 tests in 2020
(31% better than other 1997 cars)
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (4.6% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (94% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (95% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp (12% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance (12% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (92% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 8.1% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms (78% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (20% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Body
      • 1.6% fail on Panel
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (8.5% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (20% better than other 1997 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (22% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (19% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.6% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.6% fail on Attachment

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