Audi Q3 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
81.5% pass rate
from 6,965 tests in 2020
(29% 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 Q3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Suspension
    • 5.5% fail on Springs (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Coil spring (92% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Mounting
    • 0.53% fail on Anti-roll bars (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.086% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.043% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension arms (93% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.072% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.029% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (24% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.85% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.32% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.086% fail on Horn
      • 0.014% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.086% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.029% fail on Reversing lamps (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Reversing lamps (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (98% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (19% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (50% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (51% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.67% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.45% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (74% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake imbalance (76% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.029% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (96% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Rbt (sp) (95% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.029% fail on Parking brake control (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.014% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.014% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (85% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Particulate filter
      • 0.82% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.82% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Catalyst emissions (80% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.029% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.014% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.072% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.072% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.029% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.029% fail on View to rear
      • 0.029% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.78% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Transmission (48% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Joints (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.029% fail on Joints
        • 0.014% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.34% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.057% fail on Door condition
      • 0.029% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
    • 0.029% fail on Undertray
    • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.014% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.014% fail on Body
      • 0.014% fail on Other body component
    • 0.014% fail on Seats
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.37% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Airbags
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.10% fail on Steering (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.043% fail on Steering linkage components (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.029% fail on Road Wheels (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Attachment (87% better than other 2012 cars)
Read the Honest John Review

  • Audi Q3 (2011 - 2018)
    Stylish. compact SUV in a similar fashion to the Range Rover Evoque. Impressive fuel economy and low CO2. Two and four-wheel drive available.

    Search Good Garages