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Audi 90 MOT Results

63.9% pass rate
from 97 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 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 1.0% fail on Decelerometer
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 3.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
    • 1.0% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.0% fail on Servos
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.1% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Body (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Panel
      • 1.0% fail on Other body component
    • 1.0% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.0% fail on Towbar
      • 1.0% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 1.0% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 4.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 4.1% fail on Macpherson strut (31 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pins and bushes (113 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 2.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.0% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

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