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Audi Quattro MOT Results

78.5% pass rate
from 433 tests in 2017
(26% better than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 Quattro is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.46% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.23% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.46% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.23% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.46% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.46% fail on Horn
    • 0.23% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.23% fail on Lamp
  • 8.8% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.92% fail on Front wheels (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.3% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
        • 0.46% fail on Pipes
        • 0.23% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.23% fail on Servos
        • 0.23% fail on Valves
      • 0.92% fail on Leaks
    • 2.3% fail on ABS (20 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Hub components
      • 0.23% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.46% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
        • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.23% fail on Cable
  • 6.2% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.46% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.46% fail on Front
    • 0.46% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.23% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.9% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.23% fail on System
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system
      • 0.69% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.69% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Rams
  • 1.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.46% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.46% fail on Chassis
    • 0.46% fail on Body condition
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.46% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres
    • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.46% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
  • 0.23% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate