Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
57.6% pass rate
from 278 tests in 2017
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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (31 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device (57 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (18 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (24 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 0.72% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.72% fail on Lamp (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Horn
    • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.36% fail on Fog lamp
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 7.6% fail on Front drive shafts (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 6.1% fail on Condition
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.36% fail on Front
    • 0.36% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.36% fail on Component mounting
  • 10% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.72% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.6% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.36% fail on Hoses
      • 0.36% fail on Operation
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Electronic stability system (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 0.72% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.2% fail on Emissions (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on Tank
      • 0.36% fail on System
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.72% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.36% fail on Other components
        • 0.36% fail on Steering component
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.72% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.36% fail on Operation
    • 0.36% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.72% fail on Doors
      • 0.72% fail on Drivers
    • 0.36% fail on Body condition
  • 0.72% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (83% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.72% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.36% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.72% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate

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