Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
81.4% pass rate
from 1,009 tests in 2017
(50% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (57% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.89% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.69% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on Individual lamps (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Battery
    • 0.099% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.099% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.099% fail on Stop lamp
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
    • 0.20% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.099% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (37% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.099% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front drive shafts (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Constant velocity joints (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Brake pads (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.30% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.69% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.40% fail on Components
        • 0.40% fail on Hoses
      • 0.30% fail on Leaks
    • 0.59% fail on Brake performance (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear wheels (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.30% fail on Electronic parking brake (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on ABS
    • 0.099% fail on Restricted movement
  • 0.99% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.099% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.099% fail on Doors
      • 0.099% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.20% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (93% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.099% fail on Steering
    • 0.099% fail on Steering system
      • 0.099% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.099% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.099% fail on Condition
  • 0.099% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.099% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.099% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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