Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
77.6% pass rate
from 5,739 tests in 2021
(31% 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.

  • 6.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Belts
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.31% fail on Doors (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
    • 0.070% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.035% fail on Tank
      • 0.017% fail on Pipe
      • 0.017% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.070% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.035% fail on Body
      • 0.035% fail on Other body component
    • 0.035% fail on Undertray
    • 0.017% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (22% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Direction indicators (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.087% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.017% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.017% fail on Arm
    • 0.31% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Reversing lamps (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Reversing lamps (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.035% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.035% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.035% fail on Electrical equipment (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.017% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.017% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.017% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.45% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Anti-roll bars (96% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.070% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.035% fail on Wheel bearings (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.017% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.035% fail on View to rear
      • 0.017% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.017% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (24% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (24% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs and drums (54% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Brake discs (57% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.37% fail on Brake performance (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (95% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Rbt (sp) (96% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.052% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (89% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.017% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.035% fail on Parking brake control (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.035% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.017% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.087% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.017% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.44% fail on Spark ignition (72% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (46% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.017% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.017% fail on Sound deadening material
    • 0.017% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.78% fail on Steering (58% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering linkage components (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.052% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.017% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.24% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 0.24% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Seat belts (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2011 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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