Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
86.8% pass rate
from 1,013 tests in 2020
(56% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Headlamp aim (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp aim (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (64% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.099% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.099% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.099% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.099% fail on Horn
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (53% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Washers (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.099% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.099% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.59% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.099% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.099% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.099% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.099% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Flexible brake hoses (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Mechanical brake components (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake linings and pads (76% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Brake pads (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Brake performance (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (84% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.099% fail on Rbt
          • 0.099% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.099% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.099% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 0.89% fail on Body, chassis, structure (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.30% fail on Transmission
      • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.30% fail on Joints
    • 0.099% fail on Seats
      • 0.099% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.099% fail on Undertray
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.69% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.49% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.49% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust emissions (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.099% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.099% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.099% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.099% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.099% fail on Steering
    • 0.099% fail on Power steering
      • 0.099% fail on Pump
  • 0.099% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.099% fail on Attachment
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  • 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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