MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Taxi

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Austin580%King pin loose in the axle beam.
Carbodies23160.17%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
LEVC6,11692.95%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
LTI21,51863.36%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Metrocab2552%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Peugeot2,04564.3%Position lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 29,940

Average taxi pass rate: 69.44%

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)Major11%
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)Major8%
6Steering ball joint with excessive wear.2.1.3(b)(i)Major8%
7Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous8%
8Electrical wiring insecure.4.11(a)(ii)Major7%
9Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.3.4(b)(ii)Major7%
10Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.8.2.2.2(g)Major6%

Tests date range: 12th June 2020 to 11th June 2021


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