Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
76.1% pass rate
from 825 tests in 2020
(45% 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.

  • 6.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (33% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual direction indicators (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (23% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (21% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (6.9% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension unit
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (5.3% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Bonnet (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (61% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (85% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Brake performance not tested (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (69% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance (65% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (56% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs and drums (64% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Brake discs (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Parking brake control (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Electronic parking brake (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (92% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-lock braking system (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.24% fail on Flexible brake hoses (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (38% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (36% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (65% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Catalyst emissions (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Transmission (10% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (5.9% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Joints (4.8% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Doors (41% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Other passenger's door (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on System
    • 0.12% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.12% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.97% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Steering gear (13% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack (9.8% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.48% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates (54% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment

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