Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
61.3% pass rate
from 142 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Plate brake tester (26 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (79 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.70% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.70% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.70% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.70% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 9.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.3% fail on Pins and bushes (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.70% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.2% fail on Springs
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.70% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.7% fail on Transmission
      • 7.7% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.70% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.70% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.70% fail on Door condition
  • 9.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.70% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.70% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.70% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.70% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 7.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.70% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.70% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.70% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.70% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.70% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.70% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.70% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.70% fail on Power steering
      • 0.70% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.70% fail on Steering play
      • 0.70% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates

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