Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
67.9% pass rate
from 517 tests in 2020
(35% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.97% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage ball joints (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.58% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Levelling valve (131 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.58% fail on Catalyst emissions (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (50% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (64% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt (73% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (78% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic parking brake (40 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Mechanical brake components (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake linings and pads (69% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Brake pads (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.58% fail on Rigid brake pipes (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.39% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.19% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (67% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on Pipe
      • 0.39% fail on System
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.39% fail on Steering (92% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment

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