Audi Q3 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
89.6% pass rate
from 18,041 tests in 2020
(21% 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 Q3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (22% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (55% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.028% fail on Size/type
  • 2.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Headlamps (63% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.28% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (89% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp (90% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp (94% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0055% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.24% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (54% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.100% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.100% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.094% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.0055% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.100% fail on Rear reflectors (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Main beam tell-tale (19 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.011% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (96% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Visibility (56% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.067% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.022% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.022% fail on View to rear
      • 0.022% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.73% fail on Brakes (64% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Mechanical brake components (66% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake linings and pads (76% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Brake pads (75% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.24% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.28% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.017% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.017% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.039% fail on Parking brake control (61% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Electronic parking brake (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.017% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.017% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.017% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.011% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 0.48% fail on Suspension
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (70% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Springs
      • 0.13% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.13% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.028% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0055% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.017% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0055% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.0055% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0055% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.30% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.18% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.100% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.055% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Emission control equipment (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on NOx sensor (68 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0055% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
      • 0.100% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.083% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.0055% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0055% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.0055% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0055% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.017% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0055% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0055% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0055% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.0055% fail on Requirements
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.011% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0055% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0055% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Transmission
      • 0.044% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.044% fail on Joints
    • 0.033% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.022% fail on Body
      • 0.017% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0055% fail on Panel
    • 0.017% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.011% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0055% fail on Tank
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0055% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0055% fail on Doors
      • 0.0055% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0055% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0055% fail on Undertray
  • 0.039% fail on Road Wheels (73% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Attachment (69% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.028% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Steering linkage components (81% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Track rod end (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.011% fail on Electronic power steering (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.011% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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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