Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
65.7% pass rate
from 166 tests in 2020
(27% 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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.60% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.60% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.60% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.60% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.60% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.60% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
    • 0.60% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.60% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.60% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.60% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 6.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.8% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.60% fail on Doors
      • 0.60% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.60% fail on Door condition
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.60% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.60% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.60% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Bonnet (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.60% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.60% fail on Other components
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.60% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment

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