Audi A8 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
91.2% pass rate
from 1,035 tests in 2020
(40% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 0.97% fail on Visibility (66% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Wipers (74% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.68% fail on Identification of the vehicle (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plates (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.68% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (81% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim (73% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.097% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.097% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.097% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.097% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.097% fail on Side repeaters
  • 0.68% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.48% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 0.39% fail on Brakes (81% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.097% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.097% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.097% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.097% fail on Brake pads
  • 0.29% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.19% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.097% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.097% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.19% fail on Steering
    • 0.19% fail on Steering gear (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
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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