Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
75.4% pass rate
from 284 tests in 2020
(31% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Springs
      • 5.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 8.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.35% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.35% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.35% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.35% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 4.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.70% fail on Brake performance (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.70% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.70% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
  • 2.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Tread depth (82% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Wipers
    • 0.70% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.70% fail on Steering
    • 0.70% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.70% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.70% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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