Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
74.4% pass rate
from 984 tests in 2020
(41% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Individual direction indicators (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.41% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (38% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (69% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.30% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Operation (34 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (44% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.51% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Rbt (69% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (82% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic parking brake (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.20% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission
      • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.8% fail on Joints
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
    • 0.10% fail on Undertray
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.51% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering linkage components (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.51% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition

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