Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
75.7% pass rate
from 967 tests in 2017
(39% 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.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.31% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.10% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Battery
    • 0.10% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.10% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.10% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.41% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.21% fail on Air suspension (28 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.10% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.10% fail on Rear
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.83% fail on Brake performance (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear wheels (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.10% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Electronic parking brake (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Hydraulic systems (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Components (82% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
    • 0.21% fail on ABS
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.10% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.72% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.52% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.41% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
  • 0.52% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
  • 0.31% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.10% fail on Body condition
    • 0.10% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
  • 0.21% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2007 cars)

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