Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
73.2% pass rate
from 4,360 tests in 2020
(28% 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.

  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (28% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Individual direction indicators (70% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Side repeaters (93% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.046% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.046% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.046% fail on Electrical equipment (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.023% fail on Horn
    • 0.023% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Springs
      • 3.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Wheel bearings (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Anti-roll bars (99% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 6.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Prop shaft
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Driver's door (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Undertray
    • 0.023% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.023% fail on Pipe
      • 0.023% fail on System
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (53% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.3% fail on Compression ignition (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (82% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.87% fail on Spark ignition (58% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.023% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.023% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.023% fail on Undertray
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (27% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs and drums (57% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Brake discs (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.23% fail on Brake performance (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (95% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (94% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (93% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.046% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.023% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.23% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.092% fail on Parking brake control (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.023% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.023% fail on Leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Servos
    • 0.023% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.023% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.87% fail on Steering (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.023% fail on Other components
        • 0.023% fail on Steering component
    • 0.28% fail on Steering play (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
      • 0.046% fail on Rams (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.092% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.023% fail on Steering box
    • 0.046% fail on Steering coupling (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Universal joint (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Steering column
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Seat belts (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.046% 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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