MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Taxi

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Austin6100%n/a
Carbodies32465.74%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
LEVC1,85596.66%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
LTI34,72959.2%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Metrocab4348.84%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Peugeot1,22468.3%Position lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 38,181

Average taxi pass rate: 61.36%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major32%
2Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major11%
3Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.1.4.2(a)(i)Major11%
4Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous11%
5Steering ball joint with excessive wear.2.1.3(b)(i)Major10%
6Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)(ii)Major10%
7Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.3.5(a)Major8%
8Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.4.7.1(b)(ii)Major8%
9Stop lamp missing or inoperative.4.3.1(a)(ii)Major6%
10Fluid leaking excessively and likely to harm the environment or to pose a safety risk to other road users.8.4.1(a)(i)Major6%

Tests date range: 10th March 2019 to 9th March 2020


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