Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
57.2% pass rate
from 138 tests in 2017
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Location
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.72% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.72% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components
        • 2.9% fail on Hoses
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes
    • 5.1% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.72% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.72% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.72% fail on Steering control
      • 0.72% fail on Steering column
  • 4.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.72% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions
    • 0.72% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.72% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.72% fail on Attachment

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