Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
76.0% pass rate
from 816 tests in 2017
(47% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Individual lamps (75% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.25% fail on Battery
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.12% fail on Horn
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Rear wheels (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Front wheels
    • 0.74% fail on Hydraulic systems (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Components (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Pipes (91% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
    • 0.74% fail on ABS
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.37% fail on Electronic parking brake (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (65% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Rear
    • 0.12% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.86% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on System
  • 0.61% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.61% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
    • 0.12% fail on Load security
      • 0.12% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.25% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate

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