Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
74.0% pass rate
from 611 tests in 2017
(45% better than other 2004 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.33% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.49% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Battery
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.65% fail on Size/type
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts (69% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.49% fail on Rear
    • 0.33% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 0.16% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front wheels (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.8% fail on Electronic parking brake (51 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Components (90% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Pipes (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 0.82% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on System
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.82% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Steering system (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Free play
        • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
  • 0.49% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers

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