Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
69.7% pass rate
from 231 tests in 2020
(24% better than other 2008 cars)
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi Q5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.8% fail on Springs
      • 4.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp levelling device (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.87% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.87% fail on Horn
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Joints
    • 0.87% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.87% fail on Doors
      • 0.87% fail on Front passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (77% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.43% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.43% fail on Servos
    • 0.43% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering play (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.43% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.87% fail on Washers
    • 0.43% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.87% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Audi Q5 (2008 - 2017)
    Refined and practical. Impressive rear passenger space and decent boot. Good economy from 2.0 TDI. Chain cam 2.0 TFSI. Smooth long distance comfort.

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