Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
62.8% pass rate
from 285 tests in 2020
(21% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.35% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.35% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Springs
      • 6.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 6.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.70% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.35% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.35% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.35% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.70% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.70% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.35% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 3.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.7% fail on Transmission (94% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Joints (98% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Bracket
    • 0.35% fail on Body
      • 0.35% fail on Other body component
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.35% fail on Driver's seat
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
  • 5.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.35% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
      • 0.35% fail on Other components
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on View to rear
      • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.70% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Condition

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