MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Taxi

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Austin666.67%Relative movement between steering wheel and column such that there is a serious risk of detachment.
Carbodies24157.26%Electrical wiring insecure.
LEVC6,76090.89%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
LTI20,94962.41%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Metrocab2157.14%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Peugeot2,06562.32%Position lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 30,042

Average taxi pass rate: 68.77%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major24%
2Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major10%
3Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.1.4.2(a)(i)Major10%
4Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)(ii)Major9%
5Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.3.5(a)Major9%
6Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous8%
7Steering ball joint with excessive wear.2.1.3(b)(i)Major8%
8Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.3.4(b)(ii)Major7%
9Electrical wiring insecure.4.11(a)(ii)Major7%
10Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.8.2.2.2(g)Major7%
Tests date range:
13th September 2020 to 12th September 2021

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