Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
89.6% pass rate
from 807 tests in 2017
(50% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (93% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.74% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Components
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses
  • 1.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Wipers (91% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.62% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Suspension (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.12% fail on Rear
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions
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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