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Audi 80 MOT Results

66.3% pass rate
from 246 tests in 2020
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.

  • 16% fail on Suspension (99% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.5% fail on Wheel bearings (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Macpherson strut (18 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (32 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (18 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 2.0% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.41% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.81% fail on Springs
      • 0.81% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.81% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.81% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.81% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.81% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.81% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.41% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.41% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Joints
    • 2.4% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Other passenger's door (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.81% fail on Door condition
    • 0.41% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.41% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.41% fail on Chassis
      • 0.41% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.41% fail on Body
      • 0.41% fail on Other body component
    • 0.41% fail on Seats
      • 0.41% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.41% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.41% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.41% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.81% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.81% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.81% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.41% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.41% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.41% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.41% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.41% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.41% fail on View to rear
      • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.41% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.41% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.81% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.81% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
    • 2.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 0.81% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.81% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates