Audi Q3 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
89.3% pass rate
from 5,824 tests in 2017
(49% 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.

  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.034% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.70% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.48% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (65% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.64% fail on Headlamps (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.052% fail on Front lamps (96% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Registration plate lamp (95% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Horn
    • 0.034% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.017% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.017% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Location
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.052% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Front drive shafts (84% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Constant velocity joints (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.017% fail on Front
  • 1.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.052% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.017% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Hub components (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake pads (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.29% fail on Brake performance (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear wheels (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Front wheels (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.034% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.017% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.15% fail on ABS
    • 0.086% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.052% fail on Hydraulic systems (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Components
        • 0.034% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.017% fail on Hoses
    • 0.034% fail on Parking brake (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers
  • 0.12% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Power steering
      • 0.086% fail on Electronic power steering (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Steering system
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.017% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.086% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Emissions
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.017% fail on Cap
      • 0.017% fail on System
    • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.017% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.017% fail on Attachment
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  • 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.

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