Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
52.9% pass rate
from 102 tests in 2020
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.98% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.98% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.98% fail on Horn
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.98% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.98% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.98% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.98% fail on Pedal
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 3.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.98% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.98% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.98% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.98% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.98% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.98% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.9% fail on Transmission
      • 6.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 6.9% fail on Joints
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.98% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.98% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.98% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.98% fail on Chassis
      • 0.98% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.98% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.98% fail on Seats
      • 0.98% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 7.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end
    • 2.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.98% fail on Operation
      • 0.98% fail on Pump
    • 0.98% fail on Steering play
      • 0.98% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.9% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.98% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.98% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.98% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.98% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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