MoT Data for Bromley

Bromley is one of the best places in the UK to have your car MoT tested, with an overall pass rate of 69%. Looking down the three tables below shows all green numbers, indicating above average pass rates regardless of make, model and year, along with a lower failure rate for all the common problem items.

Bromley follows a trend for higher than average pass rates across London and the South East, appearing in the top ten post code areas with the highest average pass rates in the whole of the UK.

Porsche, Lexus, Mazda, Suzuki and Jaguar models top the table for pass rates, and all do better than they tend to elsewhere. Even the bottom manufacturer, Daewoo, does 15% better in Bromley than it tends to in other areas of the UK. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 10.3% 11.9% −13%
Visibility 4.9% 5.3% −9%
Suspension 4.8% 9.6% −50%
Tyres 4.2% 5.8% −27%
Brakes 4.1% 7.7% −47%
Body, chassis, structure 2.3% 4.1% −44%
Noise, emissions and leaks 2.2% 3.6% −38%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 126 9.5% 8.2% +17%
2017 543 7.4% 10.2% −28%
2016 12,565 11.4% 12.8% −12%
2015 11,204 14.8% 15.6% −5%
2014 9,974 17.0% 19.2% −12%
2013 8,852 19.8% 23.1% −14%
2012 7,492 22.4% 26.9% −17%
2011 6,868 25.3% 30.2% −16%
2010 7,022 27.3% 34.4% −20%
2009 7,005 29.5% 37.0% −20%
2008 6,562 32.7% 40.4% −19%
2007 6,546 34.9% 42.1% −17%
2006 5,701 34.4% 44.1% −22%
2005 4,920 37.3% 46.0% −19%
2004 4,238 37.6% 47.6% −21%
2003 3,394 39.0% 47.9% −19%
2002 2,580 38.3% 48.1% −21%
2001 1,915 36.8% 47.6% −23%
2000 1,250 35.8% 46.4% −23%
1999 962 37.0% 44.9% −18%
1998 623 31.0% 42.5% −27%
1997 385 34.3% 41.2% −17%
1996 281 31.3% 39.9% −22%
1995 190 27.4% 38.5% −29%
1994 148 29.1% 37.4% −22%
1993 114 32.5% 36.8% −12%
1992 81 25.9% 35.9% −28%
1991 117 29.1% 35.0% −17%
1990 102 31.4% 33.1% −5%
1989 83 22.9% 32.0% −28%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Porsche 648 14.8% 16.9% −12%
Audi 5,752 18.9% 24.0% −21%
Lexus 572 19.8% 21.7% −9%
BMW 7,416 19.9% 25.1% −20%
Land Rover 2,256 21.5% 28.1% −23%
Mazda 3,275 22.2% 30.4% −27%
Toyota 7,738 22.4% 29.3% −24%
Hyundai 2,621 22.4% 28.0% −20%
Kia 2,734 22.7% 29.0% −22%
MINI 3,039 23.1% 27.2% −15%
Honda 4,802 23.1% 30.7% −25%
Skoda 1,534 24.9% 25.9% −4%
SEAT 1,206 25.0% 31.1% −20%
Dacia 519 25.0% 23.3% +7%
Jaguar 1,119 25.2% 28.2% −11%
Mitsubishi 1,113 25.3% 32.5% −22%
Nissan 7,740 26.1% 31.3% −16%
Suzuki 1,612 26.9% 30.5% −12%
Subaru 152 27.0% 30.0% −10%
Volkswagen 10,669 27.3% 31.7% −14%
SAAB 343 27.4% 40.7% −33%
Ford 18,582 27.5% 33.5% −18%
Mercedes-Benz 3,127 28.0% 29.1% −4%
Vauxhall 13,009 28.0% 36.2% −23%
Rover 217 29.0% 45.4% −36%
Renault 5,758 29.6% 43.2% −31%
Volvo 2,181 29.9% 32.6% −8%
FIAT 2,297 30.1% 33.7% −11%
Alfa Romeo 233 30.9% 34.9% −11%
DS 177 31.1% 32.4% −4%
Peugeot 3,787 32.5% 37.1% −12%
MG 129 33.3% 35.0% −5%
Citroen 2,586 34.1% 37.6% −9%
Chevrolet 416 34.9% 43.9% −21%
Jeep 174 35.1% 28.1% +25%
Chrysler 131 38.2% 42.4% −10%

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