Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.8% pass rate
from 86 tests in 2017
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.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (31 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (72 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Battery
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 10% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.7% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 2.3% fail on Brake calipers (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
    • 3.5% fail on ABS
    • 3.5% fail on Restricted movement (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
        • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Condition
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type
    • 1.2% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.8% fail on Emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.8% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 1.2% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 5.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 4.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers

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