Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
89.7% pass rate
from 934 tests in 2017
(58% 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.

  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
  • 1.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Washers
    • 0.43% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.1% fail on Brakes (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Hub components (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake pads (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.32% fail on Components
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
        • 0.11% fail on Pipes
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.11% fail on ABS
  • 0.75% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.64% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
  • 0.64% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
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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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