Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
86.9% pass rate
from 4,248 tests in 2017
(37% 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.

  • 5.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (30% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamps (45% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Headlamp levelling device (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.024% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Front lamps (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Rear lamps (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.071% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.047% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.024% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (27% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.094% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.071% fail on Brake discs (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.21% fail on Brake performance (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Front wheels (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.047% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.024% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.024% fail on Rear wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
    • 0.024% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.68% fail on Wipers (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.0% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.54% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.54% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.024% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.024% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension arms (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.071% fail on Front
      • 0.071% fail on Rear
    • 0.024% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.047% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.024% fail on Pipe
      • 0.024% fail on System
    • 0.024% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.047% fail on Doors
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.047% fail on Load security (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.024% fail on Loading door
    • 0.024% fail on Body security
    • 0.024% fail on Body condition
  • 0.094% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.071% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.024% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
  • 0.071% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.071% fail on Attachment
  • 0.047% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Steering system
      • 0.024% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.024% fail on Locking devices
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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