MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Taxi

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Austin475%King pin loose in the axle beam.
Carbodies20560.98%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
LEVC4,76994.02%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
LTI18,36763.25%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Metrocab2263.64%Parking brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
Peugeot1,96264.07%Position lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 25,329

Average taxi pass rate: 69.09%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major25%
2Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major11%
3Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.1.4.2(a)(i)Major10%
4Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)(ii)Major9%
5Steering ball joint with excessive wear.2.1.3(b)(i)Major8%
6Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous8%
7Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.3.5(a)Major8%
8Electrical wiring insecure.4.11(a)(ii)Major6%
9Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.3.4(b)(ii)Major6%
10Stop lamp missing or inoperative.4.3.1(a)(ii)Major6%

Tests date range: 3rd April 2020 to 2nd April 2021


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