Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
86.1% pass rate
from 230 tests in 2020
(38% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.43% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.43% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 3.0% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.0% fail on Coil spring
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.43% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.43% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes
    • 0.87% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.87% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.87% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.43% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.43% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.43% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 0.43% fail on Visibility
    • 0.43% fail on Washers
  • 0.43% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.43% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.43% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
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