Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
88.2% pass rate
from 9,157 tests in 2020
(39% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi Q5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (18% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (23% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (49% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.066% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Doors
      • 0.044% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.044% fail on Door condition
      • 0.011% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition
      • 0.011% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition
    • 0.011% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.011% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.011% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 1.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Position lamps (42% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Position lamp (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.066% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.033% fail on Electrical equipment (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.022% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.022% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.022% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.022% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Brake linings and pads (57% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Brake pads (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Brake discs and drums (87% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Brake discs (87% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Brake performance (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.011% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.066% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Other components (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.022% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.011% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.011% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.61% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (34% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust emissions (31% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Particulate filter
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition (44% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.47% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.076% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.076% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.011% fail on Condition
  • 0.11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Seat belts (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
    • 0.055% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.055% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Steering linkage components (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Track rod end (86% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
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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