Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
65.5% pass rate
from 220 tests in 2017
(30% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (35 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Headlamp levelling device (172 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (32 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (29 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Headlamp levelling device (49 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.45% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Horn
    • 0.45% fail on Battery
    • 0.45% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.45% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.45% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 6.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 5.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.91% fail on Bonded suspension (20 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Condition (21 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.91% fail on Front
    • 0.91% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.45% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.45% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 11% fail on Emissions (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.45% fail on Cap
  • 11% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.2% fail on Electronic stability system (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on ABS
    • 2.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Components (77% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
    • 0.91% fail on Hub components
      • 0.91% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.45% fail on Body security
    • 0.45% fail on Body condition
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.45% fail on Drivers
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment

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