Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
70.0% pass rate
from 404 tests in 2020
(30% better than other 2007 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.4% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Springs
      • 5.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.74% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.50% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.25% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.50% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Position lamp
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 5.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Joints
      • 0.25% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Emission control equipment (56 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Catalytic converter (82 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (79% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.25% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.99% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.74% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.25% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.74% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.50% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.50% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.50% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Wipers
    • 0.99% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on View to rear
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.50% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.25% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.25% fail on Airbags
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.25% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment

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