Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
87.3% pass rate
from 5,066 tests in 2017
(49% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi Q5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (53% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (28% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Headlamp levelling device (28 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Headlamp levelling device (20 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators (41% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (41% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.039% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.039% fail on Side repeaters (92% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate lamp (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Position lamps (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front lamps (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Rear lamps (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.079% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.059% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.020% fail on Horn
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (59% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.020% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.020% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.91% fail on Wipers (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.059% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes (59% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components (43% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Brake discs (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Brake performance (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Rear wheels (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Parking brake performance (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Front wheels (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Components
        • 0.099% fail on Hoses
      • 0.020% fail on Leaks
    • 0.099% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.059% fail on Parking brake (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.059% fail on ABS
    • 0.020% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.020% fail on Pedal
        • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.020% fail on Components
        • 0.020% fail on Pipes
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (94% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (99% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension arms (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.079% fail on Front
      • 0.020% fail on Rear
    • 0.059% fail on Front suspension joints (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.020% fail on Location
    • 0.020% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 0.53% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust system (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Emissions
    • 0.020% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.020% fail on Cap
  • 0.30% fail on Steering
    • 0.22% fail on Steering system (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.079% fail on Steering arm (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Free play
        • 0.039% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.039% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.039% fail on Power steering
      • 0.039% fail on Operation
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.020% fail on Condition
  • 0.099% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.059% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.039% fail on Seat belts (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.059% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Seats
      • 0.039% fail on Drivers
    • 0.020% fail on Body 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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