Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
61.4% pass rate
from 166 tests in 2017
(22% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (49 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Headlamp levelling device (61 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (72 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.60% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 6.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 6.0% fail on Condition
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.60% fail on Attachment
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.60% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.2% fail on Components
        • 6.6% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 0.60% fail on Operation
      • 0.60% fail on Leaks
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.60% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.60% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.60% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on ABS
    • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.60% fail on Cable
      • 0.60% fail on Relay lever
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.60% fail on Other components
        • 0.60% fail on Steering component
    • 3.0% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pipes and hoses (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Other components
  • 6.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.60% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.60% fail on System
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.60% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate

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