Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
84.3% pass rate
from 599 tests in 2017
(46% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (60% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (15 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Headlamp aim (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Position lamps (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Front lamps (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.33% fail on Stop lamp (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.50% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (51% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on Wipers (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.67% fail on Electronic parking brake (21 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Brake performance (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.83% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
    • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.17% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.83% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.33% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 0.33% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust system
Read the Honest John Review

  • Audi A8 (2010 - 2017)
    The ultimate in luxurious travel. Superb refinement and a pleasure to travel in. Good to drive with agile handling. 3.0 TDI offers remarkable economy for such a large car. High-tech and stylish interior.

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