MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Taxi

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Austin580%King pin loose in the axle beam.
Carbodies21964.84%Electrical wiring insecure.
LEVC4,06894.86%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
LTI20,70662.28%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Metrocab2572%Parking brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
Peugeot1,91565.27%Position lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 26,938

Average taxi pass rate: 67.44%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major28%
2Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major12%
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)Major9%
6Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous8%
7Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.3.5(a)Major7%
8Electrical wiring insecure.4.11(a)(ii)Major7%
9Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.4.7.1(b)(ii)Major6%
10Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.3.4(b)(ii)Major6%

Tests date range: 16th January 2020 to 15th January 2021


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