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Audi 80 MOT Results

64.3% pass rate
from 196 tests in 2020
(33% worse than other pre-1990 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi 80 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (9.0% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (2.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators (4.3% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type (4.2% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (31% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (27% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (21% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment (30% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Horn (1.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 15% fail on Suspension (89% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Suspension arm (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (57% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings (82% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut (17 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (46 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Springs (50% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers (60% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.51% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.51% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (50% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Bumpers (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Doors (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Other passenger's door (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seats (74% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's seat (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on Pipe
  • 12% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance (9.9% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (84% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (18% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (16% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (13% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (17% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.51% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (9.9% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (21% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.51% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.51% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.51% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 3.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.51% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.51% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.51% fail on Cable
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.51% fail on Lever
    • 0.51% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.51% fail on Valves
    • 0.51% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.51% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.51% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition (67% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions (68% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.51% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.51% fail on Undertray
    • 0.51% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility (26% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (26% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.51% fail on View to rear
      • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (18% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components (29% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (6.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (6.3% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (46% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Tyres (27% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth (62% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.51% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.51% fail on Speedometer