Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
81.6% pass rate
from 537 tests in 2017
(44% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.74% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.19% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.37% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Battery
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes (46% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 0.74% fail on Brake pads (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.56% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.56% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.93% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.74% fail on Components
        • 0.74% fail on Hoses (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.74% fail on Electronic parking brake (22 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.19% fail on ABS
  • 3.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.19% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.19% fail on Front
    • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.19% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.74% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment
  • 0.37% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.19% fail on Body condition
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.37% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.19% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.19% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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