Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
84.2% pass rate
from 5,002 tests in 2020
(41% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi Q5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (29% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (40% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Individual direction indicators (53% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.020% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Position lamps (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Position lamp (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.080% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.080% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.040% fail on Stop lamp (98% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.020% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.040% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.020% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.020% fail on Joints
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.100% fail on Doors
      • 0.060% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.060% fail on Door condition
      • 0.040% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.040% fail on Door condition
    • 0.040% fail on Undertray
    • 0.020% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.020% fail on System
    • 0.020% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.020% fail on Body
      • 0.020% fail on Other body component
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (38% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (31% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (31% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums (69% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Brake discs (72% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.32% fail on Brake performance (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Rbt (90% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.100% fail on Service brake performance (88% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.100% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.080% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (94% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.080% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.060% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.060% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.020% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.020% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.020% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.020% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.020% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (32% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.060% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.060% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.060% fail on View to rear
      • 0.060% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.86% fail on Compression ignition (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.020% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.44% fail on Spark ignition (45% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.020% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.020% fail on Undertray
    • 0.020% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.84% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins and bushes (44% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint (96% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.060% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.020% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
        • 0.020% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.040% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.020% fail on Power steering
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.020% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.020% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.020% fail on Steering play
      • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.020% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
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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