Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
59.5% pass rate
from 168 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (17 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device (30 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.60% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.60% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.60% fail on Battery
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.60% fail on Drive shafts
    • 6.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 6.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.60% fail on Rear
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.60% fail on Front wheels
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.0% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
      • 0.60% fail on Leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.60% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.60% fail on ABS
    • 0.60% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
  • 7.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.60% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.60% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.60% fail on Cap
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.60% fail on Steering arm
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.60% fail on Body condition
    • 0.60% fail on Seats
      • 0.60% fail on Passengers
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.60% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.60% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.60% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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