Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
78.2% pass rate
from 4,080 tests in 2020
(36% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi Q5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp levelling device (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type (61% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Individual direction indicators (38% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Position lamps (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.049% fail on Electrical equipment (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.025% fail on Horn
    • 0.025% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.025% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 4.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.074% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.074% fail on Joints
    • 0.74% fail on Exhaust system (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.049% fail on Tank
      • 0.049% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.025% fail on System
    • 0.098% fail on Doors
      • 0.049% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.049% fail on Door condition
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
      • 0.025% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
    • 0.074% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.049% fail on Body
      • 0.049% fail on Other body component
    • 0.025% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.88% fail on Springs (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Coil spring (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Anti-roll bars (97% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility (37% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (42% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.025% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.025% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.025% fail on View to rear
      • 0.025% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (62% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (36% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (27% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Brake performance (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (91% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Rbt (sp) (94% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.098% fail on Service brake performance (94% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Rbt (94% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.098% fail on Service brake performance (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Parking brake control (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.098% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.098% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.074% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pedal
    • 0.025% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.025% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.69% fail on Spark ignition (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.025% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.025% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.025% fail on Undertray
  • 0.66% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.61% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Steering linkage components (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drag link end (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.049% fail on Power steering
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Seat belts (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (87% better than other 2010 cars)
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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