Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
67.1% pass rate
from 149 tests in 2020
(27% better than other 2000 cars)
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.67% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.67% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.67% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.67% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 4.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.67% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.67% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.67% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.67% fail on Lever
    • 0.67% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.67% fail on Pedal
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.67% fail on Lever
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.0% fail on Springs
      • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.67% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.67% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.67% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.4% fail on Transmission
      • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.4% fail on Joints
      • 2.0% fail on Prop shafts (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Front passenger's door (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.67% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.67% fail on Hose
    • 0.67% fail on Seats
      • 0.67% fail on Driver's seat
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.67% fail on View to rear
      • 0.67% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.67% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.67% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.67% fail on Catalytic converter
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.67% fail on Pump
  • 5.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.67% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.67% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.67% fail on Attachment

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