Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
62.7% pass rate
from 161 tests in 2017
(24% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.62% fail on Attachment
    • 5.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.0% fail on Condition
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.62% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.62% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Components
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
      • 0.62% fail on Leaks
    • 0.62% fail on ABS
    • 0.62% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (62% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.62% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.62% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.62% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.62% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.62% fail on Stop lamp
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.62% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.62% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.62% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.62% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.62% fail on System
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.62% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers airbag (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate

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