Audi Q7 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
72.3% pass rate
from 3,104 tests in 2020
(33% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi Q7 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (30% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp (30% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Switch
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Individual direction indicators (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Horn
      • 0.032% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.032% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.032% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.032% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.064% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (35% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.032% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (91% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (91% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (91% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake imbalance (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.097% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.032% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (59% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs and drums (62% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Brake discs (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.032% fail on Lever
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.64% fail on Lever
      • 0.064% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.55% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.48% fail on Electronic stability control (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.064% fail on Pedal
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Rigid brake pipes (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.064% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.032% fail on Leaks
      • 0.032% fail on Servos
    • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.064% fail on Brake fluid
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.9% fail on Compression ignition (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (75% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.064% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.064% fail on Particulate filter (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.032% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.42% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.032% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.032% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.032% fail on Undertray
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint (80% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.064% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.13% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Operation (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Accumulator
    • 0.097% fail on Anti-roll bars (98% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.032% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.032% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.032% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.032% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.032% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Transmission (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Drive shafts (64% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Joints (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.097% fail on Joints
        • 0.032% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
      • 0.097% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.097% fail on Door condition
      • 0.097% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.097% fail on Door condition
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.097% fail on System
      • 0.064% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.032% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.032% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.032% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.032% fail on Towbar
      • 0.032% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.032% fail on Body
      • 0.032% fail on Other body component
    • 0.032% fail on Seats
      • 0.032% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.032% fail on Undertray
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 0.93% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.52% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.42% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.55% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Operation
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
    • 0.16% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.097% fail on Steering linkage components (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.032% fail on Track rod end
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