Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
81.0% pass rate
from 5,931 tests in 2020
(37% 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.

  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (25% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp levelling device (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Direction indicators (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Flashing type (49% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.051% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.034% fail on Side repeaters (94% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.17% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.067% fail on Stop lamp (97% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.067% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 3.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.10% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.067% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.034% fail on Body
      • 0.034% fail on Other body component
    • 0.034% fail on Doors
      • 0.034% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
    • 0.017% fail on Towbar
      • 0.017% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.017% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.017% fail on Undertray
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (53% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.084% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.017% fail on Window
    • 0.067% fail on View to rear
      • 0.067% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.034% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.5% fail on Brakes (58% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (21% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs and drums (72% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Brake discs (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Brake performance (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (89% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.067% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.034% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (90% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake imbalance (83% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.10% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.034% fail on Anti-lock braking system (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.017% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.017% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.017% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Anti-roll bars (97% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.034% fail on Wheel bearings (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.017% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.017% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Levelling valve
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.034% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.42% fail on Spark ignition (60% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.034% fail on Catalyst emissions (92% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.017% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.017% fail on Undertray
    • 0.017% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.62% fail on Steering (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Steering linkage components (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.084% fail on Power steering
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
      • 0.034% fail on Other components
      • 0.017% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.017% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle (59% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates (60% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.017% fail on Airbags
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% 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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