Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
71.3% pass rate
from 362 tests in 2020
(29% 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.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Springs (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Coil springs (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Coil spring (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joints (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.83% fail on Wheel bearings (16% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.28% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.28% fail on Bellows
    • 0.28% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (5.1% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (3.6% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (6.5% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Individual direction indicators (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (11% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (11% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (8.9% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (15% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Transmission (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Joints (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
    • 0.83% fail on Fuel system (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (12% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (21% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (7.5% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (80% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.28% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Anti-lock braking system (1.1% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (55% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums (59% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Brake discs (59% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (3.6% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (3.0% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Spark ignition (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (8.8% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Emission control equipment (26 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.83% fail on Catalytic converter (44 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.28% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.55% fail on Fluid leaks (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Tread depth (81% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Washers (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.28% fail on Steering
    • 0.28% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.28% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment

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