Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
57.1% pass rate
from 233 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.86% fail on Parking brake operation (137 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.43% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.0% fail on Hub components
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake calipers (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.7% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.86% fail on Hydraulic systems (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Components
        • 0.43% fail on Hoses
      • 0.43% fail on Leaks
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.43% fail on Cable
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 7.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 6.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.86% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.43% fail on Front
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.86% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.86% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.43% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.6% fail on Washers
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.43% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.6% fail on Steering
    • 8.2% fail on Steering system (88% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering
      • 0.43% fail on Operation
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 3.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
  • 3.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions
  • 0.86% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers other

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