MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Abarth20,42779.74%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
AC37289.25%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Acura2373.91%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
Aixam66966.07%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Alfa Romeo77,52867.53%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Alpina3180.65%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
Alpine7100%n/a
Alvis9065.56%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Ariel11591.3%Stop lamps all missing or inoperative.
Armstrong10%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Armstrong Siddeley1100%n/a
Arnolt-Bristol1100%n/a
Ascari3100%n/a
Asia1861.11%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Aston Martin19,14989.4%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Auburn1100%n/a
Audi1,544,55978.29%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Austin5,09871.68%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Austin Healey40384.12%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Austin Morris69972.96%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Autobianchi1100%n/a
Axiam1100%n/a
BAC1100%n/a
Beauford11884.75%Binding brake.
Bedford1241.67%Door will not open using the relevant control or close properly.
Bentley19,98989.73%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Bitter1100%n/a
BMW1,657,25577.61%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Bond2470.83%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Borgward5100%n/a
Bowler475%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Bramwith1471.43%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Brenchley2100%n/a
Bristol13383.46%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Bugatti3797.3%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
Buick5778.95%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Cadillac57273.6%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
Caterham2,40485.9%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Chesil4887.5%Brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
Chevrolet83,66855.81%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Chrysler-Jeep108,25568.49%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Cisitalia1100%n/a
Citroen869,03664.81%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Clan4100%n/a
Coleman Milne12469.35%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
Colt560%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Dacia126,02075.75%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Daewoo5,71247.74%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
Daf8100%n/a
Daihatsu21,83264.14%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Daimler1,78176.87%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Datsun9971.72%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dax23585.11%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
De Tomaso1894.44%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Delorean7084.29%Parking brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
Dodge8,74159.5%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Douglas1100%n/a
DS36,35978.91%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Dutton1471.43%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
Eagle4100%n/a
Enzo Design1100%n/a
Eunos9962.63%Seat belt load bearing structure strength significantly reduced near an anchorage point.
Evante10%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Excalibur10%Emissions lambda coefficient outwith limits.
Ferrari11,72092.54%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Fiat666,37068.43%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Fisher3680.56%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Fisker2100%n/a
Ford3,847,20569.2%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Formula1100%n/a
Frazer Nash366.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Freight Rover1100%n/a
FSO580%Electrical wiring insecure.
Furore1100%n/a
Gardner Douglas1181.82%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
GBS2792.59%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
General Motors83472.42%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Georgie Boy1100%n/a
Gilbern2882.14%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Ginetta4082.5%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
GMC15779.62%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Great Wall1,58960.92%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Griffon1100%n/a
Hawk977.78%Electrical wiring insecure.
Haynes4100%n/a
Hillman17885.39%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
HMC250%Brake cable damaged or knotted.
Holden5581.82%Emissions lambda coefficient outwith limits.
Honda959,44372%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Hotchkiss1190.91%Electrical wiring insecure.
HRG1100%n/a
Humber9481.91%Binding brake.
Hummer34976.79%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Hyundai752,60074.06%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Infiniti9,97488.17%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.
Innocenti5100%n/a
Iso2100%n/a
Isuzu41,38669.47%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Jaguar308,27475.98%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
JBA8686.05%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Jensen24580.82%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Jowett683.33%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Khaleej1100%n/a
Kia727,72173.77%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Koenigsegg2100%n/a
KTM1888.89%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
Lada11658.62%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Lagonda3100%n/a
Lamborghini1,80893.69%Number plate missing or insecure.
Lanchester1100%n/a
Lancia88079.32%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Land Rover837,98574.92%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Lea Francis2100%n/a
Lexus140,09981.43%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Leyland Cars17275%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Ligier666.67%Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.
Lincoln28172.6%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Lister1100%n/a
Locust650%Wiper not operating, or missing.
Lotus9,80182.78%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Luego366.67%Speedometer not fitted where one is required.
LWCC1100%n/a
MAC1100%n/a
Mahindra1471.43%Seat belt load bearing structure strength significantly reduced near an anchorage point.
Marcos13286.36%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Marlin12580%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Maserati9,62283.33%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Maybach4481.82%Steering linkage component with excessive movement between components or likely to become detached.
Mazda499,40672.2%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
MCC1,43058.32%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
McLaren59590.59%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Mercedes-Benz1,366,23277.59%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Mercury2584%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Merlin10%Parking brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
Messerschmitt1100%n/a
MEV977.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MG58,09371.65%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Mia580%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Microcar60467.38%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
Midas Gold10%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Mini710,88374.99%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Mitsubishi294,09569.64%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Mitsuoka3461.76%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
MK6883.82%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
MNR1580%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Morgan5,33184.49%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Morris3,53272.59%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Naylor2176.19%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
NCF1100%n/a
NG3396.97%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Nissan1,509,39070.85%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Noble16586.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NSU683.33%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Oldsmobile1866.67%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Onyx2100%n/a
Opel1,44161.55%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Pagani1283.33%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Panther13273.48%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Pembleton5100%n/a
Perodua3,63269.63%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Peugeot1,214,71366.04%Constant velocity joint boot missing, split, insecure or no longer prevents the ingress of dirt.
Pilgrim14682.19%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Plymouth4481.82%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Pontiac41078.05%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Porsche147,49485.4%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Proton4,76253.32%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Quantum4276.19%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Radical3100%n/a
Ram9100%n/a
Raw2466.67%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
RCR1100%n/a
Reliant67375.78%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Renault987,63061.26%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Reva22878.07%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Riley14979.19%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Robin Hood19775.63%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Rolls Royce4,81287.78%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Rover50,64460.31%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
Royale10%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Saab79,89661.35%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Santana9865.31%Steering ball joint with excessive wear.
Sao1100%n/a
Saturn475%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Scion1361.54%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SEAT465,35172.89%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Sebring2161.9%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Secma683.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Simca250%Body, cab or chassis corroded at mounting points to the extent that overall security or stability is seriously impaired.
Singer6085%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Skoda670,63076.69%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Smart88,48172.94%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Spectre366.67%Emissions test unable to be completed.
Spyker2100%n/a
Ssangyong19,06270.27%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SSC3100%n/a
Standard1693.75%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Studebaker1100%n/a
Subaru62,83971.97%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Sunbeam26783.52%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Suzuki400,77472.46%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Sylva7100%n/a
Talbot29281.51%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Tata9564.21%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Td2000366.67%Mandatory hazard warning device inoperative.
Tesla10,50086.97%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Tiger23283.19%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Toyota1,476,46472.72%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Trabant6567.69%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Triumph7,18478.62%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
TVR6,14285.14%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Ultima4495.45%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
UMM3100%n/a
Vanden Plas2878.57%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Vauxhall2,991,75066.18%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Venturi366.67%Emissions lambda coefficient outwith limits.
Vindicator1100%n/a
Volkswagen2,566,21171.23%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Volvo497,63171.06%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Wartburg862.5%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Westfield92085.87%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Willys2095%Parking brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
Wolseley20284.65%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
YKC862.5%Emissions levels exceed the manufacturer's specified limits.
Yugo250%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Zastava862.5%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Zenos2680.77%Fuel system leaking excessively or a risk of fire.

Tests: 29,154,142

Average car pass rate: 71.4%

Most common fail reasons

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

Tests date range: 12th June 2020 to 11th June 2021


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