Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
72.1% pass rate
from 387 tests in 2020
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Springs
      • 5.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (96% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.26% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.26% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.52% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.26% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.26% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.52% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.52% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.26% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Position lamp
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.9% fail on Spark ignition (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.78% fail on Emission control equipment (79 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Catalytic converter (127 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.78% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.52% fail on Emission control equipment (33 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Catalytic converter (190 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.26% fail on System
    • 0.52% fail on Transmission
      • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.26% fail on Joints
      • 0.26% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.26% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Wipers
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.52% fail on Steering
    • 0.52% fail on Electronic power steering (29 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment

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