Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
62.8% pass rate
from 226 tests in 2017
(25% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.44% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.44% fail on Pipes
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.44% fail on Front
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.7% fail on ABS
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.44% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Components (85% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Pipes (79% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Hoses
      • 0.44% fail on Operation
    • 0.88% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.88% fail on Pedal
        • 0.88% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.44% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.44% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.44% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.88% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators
  • 8.8% fail on Steering (87% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Steering system (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.8% fail on Power steering
      • 1.3% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Other components
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.88% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 3.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.44% fail on Requirements
  • 0.44% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate

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