Audi S3 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
90.4% pass rate
from 659 tests in 2020
(57% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (8.6% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (25% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.15% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Springs (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Coil springs (51% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Coil spring (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.46% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Suspension arm (33 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres (57% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes (67% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs and drums (58% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Brake discs (58% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.15% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Additional braking device
  • 0.91% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plates (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.46% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Exhaust emissions (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Spark ignition (25% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (19% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.15% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.15% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.30% fail on Visibility (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Washers
  • 0.15% fail on Steering
    • 0.15% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.15% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission
      • 0.15% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Prop shaft
  • 0.15% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.15% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
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