Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
59.3% pass rate
from 204 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.4% fail on Springs
      • 3.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.98% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.49% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.49% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.49% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.49% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.98% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.98% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt
          • 0.98% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.98% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.98% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.49% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.49% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.98% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.49% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 9.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.8% fail on Transmission (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.98% fail on Doors
      • 0.98% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.98% fail on Door condition
    • 0.49% fail on Bumpers
  • 8.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.98% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.49% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.49% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.49% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 6.9% fail on Steering
    • 5.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 5.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on View to rear
      • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Tread depth (78% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.98% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment

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