Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
89.3% pass rate
from 1,031 tests in 2020
(45% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (14% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (7.9% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (49% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (40% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (39% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (25% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.19% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.097% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.097% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 1.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.19% fail on Direction indicators (44% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Flashing type (44% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (24% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.097% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 0.97% fail on Visibility (77% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Washers (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.78% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (8.0% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Exhaust emissions (4.0% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Compression ignition (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (87% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.097% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.29% fail on Spark ignition (37% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions (26% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (36% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.68% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.097% fail on Requirements
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.097% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.097% fail on Body
      • 0.097% fail on Panel
    • 0.097% fail on Seats
      • 0.097% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment (43% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Suspension (92% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.097% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.097% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.097% fail on Steering
    • 0.097% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.097% fail on Steering rack
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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