MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Taxi

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Austin1181.82%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Carbodies29159.45%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
LTI34,66459.96%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
Metrocab5549.09%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.

Tests: 35,021

Average taxi pass rate: 59.94%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major34%
2Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major13%
3Steering ball joint with excessive wear.2.1.3(b)(i)Major11%
4Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.1.4.2(a)(i)Major11%
5Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous11%
6Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)Major10%
7Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.3.5(a)Major9%
8Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.4.7.1(b)(ii)Major7%
9Fluid leaking excessively and likely to harm the environment or to pose a safety risk to other road users.8.4.1(a)(i)Major7%
10Stop lamp missing or inoperative.4.3.1(a)(ii)Major7%

Tests date range: 20th May 2018 to 9th April 2019


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