Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
63.6% pass rate
from 187 tests in 2020
(24% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Switch (19 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.53% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.53% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.53% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.53% fail on Position lamp
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 3.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.53% fail on Cable
        • 0.53% fail on Lever
    • 3.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 2.7% fail on Electronic stability control (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.53% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 4.8% fail on Springs
      • 4.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 4.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.53% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.53% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.53% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Emission control equipment (26 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Catalytic converter (48 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.53% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.53% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.8% fail on Joints
    • 0.53% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.53% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.53% fail on Chassis
      • 0.53% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.53% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on Pipe
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.53% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.53% fail on Power steering
      • 0.53% fail on Operation
      • 0.53% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.53% fail on Wipers
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment

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