Audi R8 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
86.2% pass rate
from 638 tests in 2020
(65% 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 R8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Springs (93% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Coil spring (93% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Mechanical brake components (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake linings and pads (88% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Brake pads (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Pivot
    • 0.78% fail on Brake performance (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance (86% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp) (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Washers (67% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Wipers (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.94% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.94% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Exhaust emissions (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Spark ignition (74% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.47% fail on Body, chassis, structure (92% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.16% fail on Transmission
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
  • 0.31% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.16% fail on Steering
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
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  • Audi R8 (2007 - 2015)
    Refined supercar that can be used everyday, with a forgiving ride. Very quick with secure quattro roadholding. Outstanding V10 engine.

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