MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Abarth23,99679.13%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
AC36089.44%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Acura2272.73%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Aixam63464.67%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
AK333.33%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
Alfa Romeo76,52666.65%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Alpina2989.66%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Alpine17594.29%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Alvis10669.81%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Ariel10889.81%Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.
Armstrong10%Binding brake.
Armstrong Siddeley4100%n/a
Ascari2100%n/a
Asia2171.43%Emissions lambda coefficient outwith limits.
Aston Martin20,18390.35%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Auburn1100%n/a
Audi1,573,06677.89%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Austin5,02372.81%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Austin Healey40384.37%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Austin Morris53073.02%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Autobianchi1100%n/a
BAC1100%n/a
Beauford13081.54%Electrical wiring insecure.
Bedford1181.82%ESC component missing or damaged.
Bentley20,86189.43%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Bitter1100%n/a
BMW1,702,46177.43%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Bond2281.82%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
Borgward580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Bowler3100%n/a
Bramwith1573.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Brenchley1100%n/a
Bristol11679.31%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Bugatti47100%n/a
Buick5269.23%Brake hose excessively damaged, twisted or stretched.
Cadillac56474.47%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Caterham2,36986.37%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Chesil4280.95%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Chevrolet76,72654.28%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Chrysler-Jeep106,01468.09%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Citroen859,24764.59%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Clan5100%n/a
Coleman Milne13255.3%Seat belt load bearing structure strength significantly reduced near an anchorage point.
Colt785.71%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Dacia147,38675.12%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Daewoo4,13045.98%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
Daf5100%n/a
Daihatsu19,84162.14%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Daimler1,69576.99%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Datsun10182.18%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Dax22487.05%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
De Tomaso17100%n/a
Delorean7085.71%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Dodge8,00258.44%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Douglas1100%n/a
DS36,65475.61%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Dutton10100%n/a
Eagle742.86%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Enzo Design10%SRS malfunction indicator lamp indicates a system malfunction.
Eunos10262.75%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Evante1100%n/a
Excalibur1100%n/a
Ferrari11,85193.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Fiat665,07667.34%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Fisher4190.24%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Fisker2100%n/a
Ford3,830,43368.55%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Frazer Nash4100%n/a
Freight Rover2100%n/a
FSO580%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened, load bearing structure near steering component mounting.
Furore1100%n/a
Gardner Douglas1485.71%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
GBS3086.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
General Motors74572.21%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Georgie Boy10%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Gilbern2986.21%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Ginetta3582.86%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
GMC16676.51%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Great Wall1,49257.51%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Griffon1100%n/a
Hawk7100%n/a
Haynes6100%n/a
Hillman18282.42%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
HMC366.67%Excessive movement of centre of steering wheel up or down.
Holden4975.51%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Honda947,91171.79%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Hotchkiss1291.67%Stop lamps all missing or inoperative.
HRG1100%n/a
Humber8484.52%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Hummer35579.72%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Hyundai795,63573.8%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Infiniti9,85685.41%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.
Innocenti683.33%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Iso2100%n/a
Isuzu43,34568.41%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Jaguar323,76376.45%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
JBA7087.14%Binding brake.
Jensen24085.83%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Jowett785.71%Horn not working.
Kia784,67373.6%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Koenigsegg1100%n/a
KTM1888.89%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
Lada10669.81%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Lagonda3100%n/a
Lamborghini2,09394.27%Number plate missing or insecure.
Lanchester1100%n/a
Lancia90680.02%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Land Rover872,85974.86%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Lea Francis1100%n/a
Lexus143,00981.52%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Leyland Cars15473.38%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Ligier333.33%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Lincoln28872.57%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Lister1100%n/a
Locust3100%n/a
Lotus9,77782.4%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Luego10%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
Mahindra875%Mandatory hazard warning device inoperative.
Marcos15785.99%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Marlin12073.33%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Maserati10,17983.12%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Maybach4591.11%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Mazda508,08071.71%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
MCC1,23956.82%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
McLaren76293.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Mercedes-Benz1,444,13077.38%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Mercury2871.43%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Messerschmitt1100%n/a
MEV1376.92%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
MG64,21473.33%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Mia771.43%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Microcar52168.52%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Midas Gold1100%n/a
Mini743,63974.91%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Mitsubishi303,13269.93%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Mitsuoka2386.96%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
MK6888.24%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MNR1384.62%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Morgan5,36184.61%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Morris3,30674.8%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Naylor2386.96%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
NG3390.91%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Nissan1,535,91169.5%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Noble16590.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NSU771.43%Parking brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
Oldsmobile1070%Fluid leaking excessively and likely to harm the environment or to pose a safety risk to other road users.
Onyx1100%n/a
Opel1,23862.68%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Pagani8100%n/a
Panhard1100%n/a
Panther12178.51%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Pembleton5100%n/a
Perodua3,34569.15%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Peugeot1,188,15065.96%Constant velocity joint boot missing, split, insecure or no longer prevents the ingress of dirt.
Pilgrim13984.17%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Plymouth3387.88%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Pontiac37080.27%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Porsche150,88485.4%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Proton3,85852.88%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Quantum3772.97%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Radical2100%n/a
Ram1291.67%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Raw2684.62%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
RCR10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Reliant59475.08%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Renault970,43860.81%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Reva21573.49%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Riley14481.94%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Robin Hood20583.41%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Rolls Royce4,90389.54%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Rover43,48360.4%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
Royale1100%n/a
Saab70,43260.17%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Santana8966.29%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
Sao1100%n/a
Saturn475%SRS malfunction indicator lamp indicates a system malfunction.
Scion8100%n/a
SEAT493,48873.46%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Sebring2080%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Secma8100%n/a
Simca10%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Singer6186.89%Fluid leaking excessively and likely to harm the environment or to pose a safety risk to other road users.
Skoda699,72076.8%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Smart90,66572.72%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Spectre2100%n/a
Spyker2100%n/a
Ssangyong20,66369.04%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SSC1100%n/a
Standard1888.89%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Studebaker1100%n/a
Subaru61,55872.13%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Sunbeam23984.94%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Suzuki416,06772.52%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Sylva366.67%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Talbot29080.69%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Tata7161.97%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
Td200020%Fuel system leaking excessively or a risk of fire.
Tesla13,12285.9%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Tiger20781.64%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Toyota1,501,07872.76%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Trabant6774.63%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
Trident10%Electrical wiring insecure.
Triumph6,49178.46%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
TVR6,07884.14%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Ultima4092.5%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
UMM580%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Vanden Plas2588%Steering rack gaiter or ball joint dust cover missing or damaged.
Vauxhall2,939,35565.92%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Venturi1100%n/a
Volkswagen2,605,26271.33%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Volvo521,24071.26%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Wartburg1070%Parking brake inoperative on one side.
Westfield91086.7%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Willys22100%n/a
Wolseley20479.41%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
YKC757.14%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Yugo250%Binding brake.
Zastava1275%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
Zenos2483.33%Fuel system leaking excessively or a risk of fire.

Tests: 29,570,620

Average car pass rate: 71.22%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major12%
2Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.5.3.1(b)(i)Major10%
3Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous9%
4Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)(ii)Major9%
5Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.3.4(b)(ii)Major9%
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:
14th May 2021 to 13th May 2022

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