Audi Q5 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
91.0% pass rate
from 12,185 tests in 2020
(31% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi Q5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Size/type
    • 0.025% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp (90% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.090% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.041% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.057% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.025% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0082% fail on Horn
    • 0.049% fail on Position lamps (72% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Position lamp (70% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (94% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0082% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 1.3% fail on Visibility (55% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Washers
    • 0.37% fail on Wipers (80% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass (86% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen (88% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.033% fail on View to rear
      • 0.033% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.94% fail on Brakes (53% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Mechanical brake components (44% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake linings and pads (39% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Brake pads (41% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.025% fail on Brake discs and drums (89% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Brake discs (89% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Brake performance (67% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Service brake performance (68% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Rbt (71% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0082% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0082% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0082% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (86% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.0082% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.0082% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.016% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.0082% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0082% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.0082% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0082% fail on Pedal
    • 0.0082% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.0082% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0082% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0082% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0082% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle (80% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates (81% worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.066% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0082% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.033% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.0082% fail on Springs
      • 0.0082% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0082% fail on Coil spring
  • 0.18% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.0082% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.041% fail on Spark ignition (78% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0082% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0082% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0082% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.090% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.082% fail on Condition
      • 0.0082% fail on Requirements
    • 0.066% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Transmission
      • 0.041% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.041% fail on Joints
      • 0.0082% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0082% fail on Joints
    • 0.033% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0082% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0082% fail on Tank
    • 0.0082% fail on Body
      • 0.0082% fail on Panel
    • 0.0082% fail on Doors
      • 0.0082% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0082% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0082% fail on Undertray
  • 0.090% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.090% fail on Attachment
  • 0.025% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0082% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.0082% fail on Steering arm
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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