Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
61.4% pass rate
from 158 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 7.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.63% fail on Attachment
    • 7.0% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 7.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 7.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.63% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (16 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (39 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.63% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.63% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.63% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.63% fail on Lamp
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.2% fail on ABS
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.5% fail on Components
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
        • 0.63% fail on Pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Restricted movement (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.63% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.1% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.63% fail on Free play
        • 0.63% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.63% fail on Power steering
      • 0.63% fail on Operation
      • 0.63% fail on Other components
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.63% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (89% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions (81% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.63% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.63% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Passengers front

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