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Audi Quattro MOT Results

79.7% pass rate
from 395 tests in 2020
(27% 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.

  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (5.4% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (7.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (7.7% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (3.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (31% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment (31% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Horn (2.3% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Individual direction indicators (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (23% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (18% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance (20% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (25% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (12% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance (39% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance (64% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Decelerometer (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (11% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (8.0% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (26% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Rigid brake pipes (33% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake control (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Lever (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Flexible brake hoses (31% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.25% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Lever
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
    • 0.25% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.25% fail on Servos
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.25% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.25% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (28% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (72% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (97% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Joints (79% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.25% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Bearing housing
    • 1.0% fail on Seats (73% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Driver's seat (76% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.76% fail on Doors (58% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Front passenger's door (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
        • 0.25% fail on Catch
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.51% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Chassis
      • 0.25% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (16% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Spark ignition (35% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions (58% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.25% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility (27% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Washers (2.7% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Wipers (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint dust cover (10% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.76% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.51% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.25% fail on Springs
      • 0.25% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.25% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (49% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end (17% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
  • 1.0% fail on Tyres (27% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Condition (4.2% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 0.76% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plates