Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
77.5% pass rate
from 794 tests in 2017
(47% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual lamps (78% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Horn
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 5.2% fail on Suspension (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front drive shafts (69% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.13% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.13% fail on Front
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Rear wheels (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front wheels (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake operation (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.76% fail on Hydraulic systems (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Components (86% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Hoses
      • 0.38% fail on Leaks
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions
    • 0.50% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Load security
      • 0.13% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.13% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering system
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition

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