Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
73.0% pass rate
from 89 tests in 2020
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.

  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 4.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.9% fail on Suspension
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension rods
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Transmission
      • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.6% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition
      • 1.1% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
  • 5.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (65% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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