Audi S5 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
75.3% pass rate
from 361 tests in 2020
(39% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi S5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.5% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Springs
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.55% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.28% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.55% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 0.28% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.5% fail on Brakes (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.55% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.55% fail on Brake performance (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.55% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.55% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 2.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.55% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
      • 0.28% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
    • 0.55% fail on Undertray (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
    • 0.28% fail on Transmission
      • 0.28% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's seat
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.28% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.55% fail on Steering
    • 0.28% fail on Steering play
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.28% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.55% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.55% fail on Condition

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