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Audi Quattro MOT Results

81.2% pass rate
from 489 tests in 2020
(34% 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.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
  • 5.9% fail on Brakes (38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.41% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Valves
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.20% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.20% fail on Brake discs
  • 4.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.82% fail on Chassis
      • 0.82% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.82% fail on Transmission
      • 0.82% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.82% fail on Joints
    • 0.61% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.61% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.41% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.41% fail on Door condition
      • 0.20% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
    • 0.41% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.20% fail on Undertray
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (60% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.41% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.20% fail on Springs
      • 0.20% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.20% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.41% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (57% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Wipers (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (63% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.41% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 0.20% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.20% fail on Steering column
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.61% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.20% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.20% fail on Tyres
    • 0.20% fail on Condition