Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
76.5% pass rate
from 260 tests in 2017
(28% better than other 2009 cars)
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.77% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.38% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.77% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.77% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.77% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.77% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.38% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension
    • 3.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.38% fail on Presence
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Valve stem (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Cap (21 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.38% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.38% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.38% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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