Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
74.9% pass rate
from 338 tests in 2020
(37% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.89% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.59% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.89% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.89% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.89% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Position lamp
  • 6.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Transmission (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.30% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.30% fail on Undertray
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Springs
      • 4.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.1% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.59% fail on Mounting (20 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.59% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.30% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.30% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Emission control equipment (55 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Catalytic converter (92 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.30% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.30% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 2.7% fail on Visibility (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.30% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.30% fail on Washers
  • 0.59% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.59% fail on Steering
    • 0.30% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.30% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment

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