MoT Data for Blackburn

It's a bit of a mixed picture for cars tested in Blackburn (BB) postcodes.

Luxury and niche brands do better than they do on average around the rest of the country, whereas some mainstream models are below average. At the foot of the manufacturer's table are Rover, Renault and Daewoo. Three out of five Daewoos and one in three Protons will fail its MoT, though these models tend to be older cars.

Blackburn is in the middle of the national table, with a 61 per cent pass rate. That's ahead of Leeds (53 per cent), but behind Manchester and Liverpool (59% and 60%, respectively).

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 10.9% 11.9% −8%
Suspension 10.1% 9.6% +6%
Brakes 7.6% 7.7% −1%
Tyres 5.5% 5.8% −5%
Visibility 4.5% 5.3% −15%
Body, chassis, structure 4.2% 4.1% +1%
Noise, emissions and leaks 2.8% 3.6% −22%
Steering 2.0% 1.9% +2%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.1% 1.3% −12%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2017 794 8.1% 10.2% −21%
2016 22,024 12.7% 12.8% −1%
2015 19,331 14.7% 15.6% −6%
2014 17,529 18.1% 19.2% −6%
2013 16,135 22.1% 23.1% −4%
2012 14,226 25.9% 26.9% −4%
2011 13,299 28.5% 30.2% −6%
2010 13,924 32.3% 34.4% −6%
2009 13,801 34.8% 37.0% −6%
2008 14,447 36.6% 40.4% −9%
2007 15,707 38.9% 42.1% −8%
2006 13,247 40.0% 44.1% −9%
2005 11,301 40.6% 46.0% −12%
2004 9,137 42.6% 47.6% −11%
2003 6,679 42.6% 47.9% −11%
2002 4,526 43.8% 48.1% −9%
2001 2,790 41.4% 47.6% −13%
2000 1,556 38.6% 46.4% −17%
1999 994 36.6% 44.9% −18%
1998 705 34.6% 42.5% −19%
1997 533 36.0% 41.2% −13%
1996 324 30.2% 39.9% −24%
1995 287 37.3% 38.5% −3%
1994 211 31.3% 37.4% −16%
1993 202 36.6% 36.8% −1%
1992 165 25.5% 35.9% −29%
1991 192 30.2% 35.0% −14%
1990 168 26.8% 33.1% −19%
1989 161 26.7% 32.0% −16%
1988 83 37.3% 32.0% +17%
1987 67 26.9% 30.6% −12%
1986 61 24.6% 31.3% −22%
1971 71 18.3% 22.4% −18%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Porsche 662 11.2% 16.9% −34%
Lotus 111 11.7% 18.4% −36%
Bentley 104 12.5% 12.4% +1%
Audi 12,644 19.9% 24.0% −17%
Lexus 541 20.0% 21.7% −8%
Dacia 477 21.6% 23.3% −7%
Subaru 617 21.9% 30.0% −27%
BMW 12,725 21.9% 25.1% −13%
Land Rover 6,622 22.7% 28.1% −19%
SsangYong 271 23.6% 31.6% −25%
Jeep 410 23.7% 28.1% −16%
Skoda 4,665 25.1% 25.9% −3%
Honda 8,956 25.7% 30.7% −16%
MINI 5,177 26.0% 27.2% −5%
Mazda 3,556 26.2% 30.4% −14%
Jaguar 1,707 27.1% 28.2% −4%
Mercedes-Benz 6,763 27.1% 29.1% −7%
Hyundai 5,060 27.3% 28.0% −3%
Kia 4,624 27.9% 29.0% −4%
Isuzu 215 27.9% 42.3% −34%
Volvo 2,712 28.3% 32.6% −13%
Toyota 15,138 28.3% 29.3% −3%
Volkswagen 22,076 28.8% 31.7% −9%
MG 423 29.3% 35.0% −16%
SEAT 3,075 29.3% 31.1% −6%
Alfa Romeo 566 29.7% 34.9% −15%
Suzuki 2,743 29.8% 30.5% −2%
SAAB 743 30.3% 40.7% −26%
Nissan 11,677 31.2% 31.3% −0%
Ford 34,449 31.5% 33.5% −6%
Mitsubishi 1,926 31.7% 32.5% −2%
DS 1,295 32.0% 32.4% −1%
Daihatsu 231 32.0% 37.3% −14%
FIAT 6,003 33.4% 33.7% −1%
Peugeot 14,634 34.0% 37.1% −8%
Vauxhall 28,414 34.4% 36.2% −5%
Citroen 9,692 35.0% 37.6% −7%
Chrysler 214 38.8% 42.4% −8%
Chevrolet 711 39.9% 43.9% −9%
Rover 376 41.8% 45.4% −8%
Renault 7,794 42.4% 43.2% −2%

 

 

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