MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Abarth21,12479.3%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
AC37188.68%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Acura2676.92%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Aixam65163.75%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
AK10%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Alfa Romeo77,05966.96%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Alpina2979.31%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
Alpine8790.8%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Alvis9465.96%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Ariel11891.53%Stop lamps all missing or inoperative.
Armstrong10%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Armstrong Siddeley1100%n/a
Arnolt-Bristol1100%n/a
Ascari2100%n/a
Asia2166.67%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Aston Martin19,34389.6%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Auburn1100%n/a
Audi1,540,88077.98%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Austin5,17171.13%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Austin Healey40183.79%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Austin Morris64672.45%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Autobianchi1100%n/a
Axiam1100%n/a
BAC1100%n/a
Beauford13285.61%Electrical wiring insecure.
Bedford1346.15%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
Bentley20,12289.61%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Bitter1100%n/a
BMW1,662,87877.4%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Bond2176.19%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Borgward5100%n/a
Bowler475%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Bramwith1181.82%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Brenchley2100%n/a
Bristol12982.17%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Bugatti4297.62%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
Buick5278.85%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Cadillac56773.54%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Caterham2,41685.06%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chesil4383.72%Brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
Chevrolet81,57355.14%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Chrysler-Jeep107,56368.05%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Cisitalia1100%n/a
Citroen859,25664.52%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Clan4100%n/a
Coleman Milne13158.02%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Colt683.33%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Dacia127,48075.32%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Daewoo5,24546.12%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
Daf7100%n/a
Daihatsu21,09963.51%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Daimler1,81576.42%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Datsun9879.59%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Dax24084.58%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
De Tomaso2295.45%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Delorean8186.42%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Dodge8,66158.23%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Douglas1100%n/a
DS35,90877.7%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Dutton1580%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
Eagle771.43%Steering wheel rim or spokes fractured or loose.
Eunos11065.45%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Evante10%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Ferrari11,64792.75%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Fiat660,44067.93%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Fisher3881.58%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Fisker2100%n/a
Ford3,807,31368.83%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Formula1100%n/a
Frazer Nash3100%n/a
Freight Rover2100%n/a
FSO4100%n/a
Furore1100%n/a
Gardner Douglas1181.82%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
GBS3187.1%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
General Motors82171.62%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Georgie Boy10%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Gilbern2882.14%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Ginetta3582.86%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
GMC17077.65%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Great Wall1,54259.14%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Griffon1100%n/a
Hawk8100%n/a
Haynes5100%n/a
Hillman17184.21%Binding brake.
HMC366.67%Excessive movement of centre of steering wheel up or down.
Holden5278.85%Emissions lambda coefficient outwith limits.
Honda946,20671.78%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Hotchkiss1291.67%Electrical wiring insecure.
HRG1100%n/a
Humber9383.87%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
Hummer34877.01%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Hyundai753,65573.77%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Infiniti9,69187.13%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.
Innocenti683.33%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Iso1100%n/a
Isuzu41,46668.96%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Jaguar309,54875.83%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
JBA7584%Stop lamp adversely affected by the operation of any other lamp.
Jensen24581.63%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Jowett785.71%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Khaleej1100%n/a
Kia729,85573.48%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Koenigsegg3100%n/a
KTM1989.47%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
Lada11758.97%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Lagonda3100%n/a
Lamborghini1,91493.94%Number plate missing or insecure.
Lanchester1100%n/a
Lancia89577.88%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Land Rover840,93774.64%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Lea Francis1100%n/a
Lexus139,24881.28%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Leyland Cars18176.24%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Ligier560%Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.
Lincoln29273.29%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Lister1100%n/a
Locust771.43%Wiper not operating, or missing.
Lotus9,83882.65%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Luego366.67%Speedometer not fitted where one is required.
LWCC1100%n/a
Mahindra1283.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Marcos15586.45%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Marlin13073.85%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Maserati9,77283.28%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Maybach4085%Steering linkage component with excessive movement between components or likely to become detached.
Mazda497,49371.85%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
MCC1,37658.28%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
McLaren66091.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Mercedes-Benz1,370,91677.22%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Mercury2475%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Merlin10%Parking brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
Messerschmitt1100%n/a
MEV1080%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MG59,28071.46%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Mia683.33%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Microcar58168.16%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
Midas Gold1100%n/a
Mini711,20874.73%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Mitsubishi293,84869.52%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Mitsuoka2962.07%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
MK7386.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MNR1580%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Morgan5,37484.56%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Morris3,45872.56%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Naylor2286.36%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
NCF1100%n/a
NG3688.89%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Nissan1,496,06570.25%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Noble18089.44%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
NSU683.33%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Oldsmobile1553.33%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
Onyx2100%n/a
Opel1,38161.33%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Pagani9100%n/a
Panhard1100%n/a
Panther12376.42%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Pembleton5100%n/a
Perodua3,52369.66%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Peugeot1,196,72865.75%Constant velocity joint boot missing, split, insecure or no longer prevents the ingress of dirt.
Pilgrim13584.44%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Plymouth4182.93%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Pontiac41178.35%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Porsche147,48385.08%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Proton4,54253.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Quantum4372.09%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Radical3100%n/a
Ram8100%n/a
Raw2483.33%Parking brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
RCR1100%n/a
Reliant64476.71%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Renault973,03060.78%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Reva22778.41%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Riley14478.47%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Robin Hood20080.5%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Rolls Royce4,89588.23%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Rover48,84359.93%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
Royale10%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Saab77,75460.75%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Santana10265.69%Steering ball joint with excessive wear.
Sao1100%n/a
Saturn475%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Scion1369.23%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
SEAT467,46072.76%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Sebring2171.43%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Secma6100%n/a
Simca1100%n/a
Singer6484.38%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Skoda667,02876.48%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Smart88,17672.52%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Spectre3100%n/a
Spyker2100%n/a
Ssangyong19,12269.3%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SSC1100%n/a
Standard1788.24%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Studebaker1100%n/a
Subaru62,57771.74%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Sunbeam25683.2%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Suzuki401,81572.34%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Sylva683.33%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Talbot29882.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Tata8667.44%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Td200020%Fuel system leaking excessively or a risk of fire.
Tesla11,03386.44%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Tiger23378.54%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
Toyota1,464,18272.51%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Trabant7269.44%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Trident10%Electrical wiring insecure.
Triumph7,08777.83%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
TVR6,17584.52%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Ultima4495.45%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
UMM4100%n/a
Vanden Plas2875%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Vauxhall2,940,77365.7%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Venturi3100%n/a
Vindicator1100%n/a
Volkswagen2,550,78070.93%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Volvo497,52970.79%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Wartburg977.78%Parking brake inoperative on one side.
Westfield93586.74%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Willys1994.74%Parking brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
Wolseley20281.68%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
YKC966.67%Emissions levels exceed the manufacturer's specified limits.
Yugo333.33%Fluid leaking excessively and likely to harm the environment or to pose a safety risk to other road users.
Zastava1266.67%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Zenos2684.62%Fuel system leaking excessively or a risk of fire.

Tests: 28,966,010

Average car pass rate: 71.09%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major11%
2Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.5.3.1(b)(i)Major10%
3Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous10%
4Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)(ii)Major10%
5Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.3.4(b)(ii)Major10%
6Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.5.2.3(d)(ii)Dangerous8%
7Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major8%
8Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.3.5(a)Major7%
9Stop lamp missing or inoperative.4.3.1(a)(ii)Major7%
10Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.1.1.13(a)(ii)Dangerous6%
Tests date range:
13th September 2020 to 12th September 2021

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