Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
77.3% pass rate
from 3,722 tests in 2017
(30% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi Q5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Rear lamps (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (23 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Headlamp levelling device (34 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device (28 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate lamp (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Direction indicators (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Flashing type (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Individual lamps (69% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.027% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.38% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.054% fail on Horn
    • 0.054% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front
      • 0.054% fail on Rear
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.027% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (46% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (38% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (55% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.027% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (38% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (34% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.027% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.35% fail on Brake performance (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front wheels (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.027% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.027% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Components (55% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Hoses
        • 0.054% fail on Pipes (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on ABS
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.054% fail on Parking brake (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.97% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (51% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.054% fail on Emissions (91% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.59% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.51% fail on Doors (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.081% fail on Drivers
    • 0.081% fail on Body condition
  • 0.51% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Steering system (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
        • 0.027% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.054% fail on Steering control
      • 0.054% fail on Steering coupling (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Universal joint (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Power steering
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
      • 0.027% fail on Pump
  • 0.32% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
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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