MoT Data for Canterbury

Canterbury is in the bottom half of the pass rate table, with an overall pass rate of 59%. The tables below feature a mixture of red and green, indicating mixed performance - though there are more red numbers than green in the tables for failure rates by year and failure rates by manufacturer.

Chevrolet, which is at the top of the manufacturer table has a failure rate of 25.4% versus its average failure rate of 32% in other postcodes. On the other hand, Porsche models perform 24% worse in Canterbury than they do on average, although relatively few were tested in the area. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 12.4% 11.9% +5%
Suspension 8.8% 9.6% −8%
Brakes 6.8% 7.7% −12%
Tyres 6.4% 5.8% +11%
Visibility 5.5% 5.3% +2%
Body, chassis, structure 4.2% 4.1% +1%
Noise, emissions and leaks 4.2% 3.6% +18%
Steering 2.0% 1.9% +1%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.5% 1.3% +15%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 76 2.6% 8.2% −68%
2017 635 9.8% 10.2% −5%
2016 16,952 12.3% 12.8% −4%
2015 16,456 15.6% 15.6% −0%
2014 15,656 18.4% 19.2% −4%
2013 14,404 21.8% 23.1% −6%
2012 12,751 24.9% 26.9% −7%
2011 12,168 29.4% 30.2% −3%
2010 12,984 32.5% 34.4% −5%
2009 12,891 36.2% 37.0% −2%
2008 13,223 40.0% 40.4% −1%
2007 14,184 41.3% 42.1% −2%
2006 12,966 43.4% 44.1% −2%
2005 11,615 46.9% 46.0% +2%
2004 10,352 47.9% 47.6% +1%
2003 8,633 48.5% 47.9% +1%
2002 6,364 49.1% 48.1% +2%
2001 4,428 48.2% 47.6% +1%
2000 2,718 48.4% 46.4% +4%
1999 1,872 47.3% 44.9% +5%
1998 1,285 45.4% 42.5% +7%
1997 857 45.2% 41.2% +10%
1996 559 41.9% 39.9% +5%
1995 446 39.9% 38.5% +4%
1994 361 42.7% 37.4% +14%
1993 268 46.3% 36.8% +26%
1992 223 38.1% 35.9% +6%
1991 251 38.2% 35.0% +9%
1990 238 31.1% 33.1% −6%
1989 195 35.4% 32.0% +11%
1988 125 34.4% 32.0% +7%
1987 133 23.3% 30.6% −24%
1986 98 30.6% 31.3% −2%
1985 91 27.5% 30.1% −9%
1983 58 24.1% 28.4% −15%
1982 52 21.2% 29.1% −27%
1980 61 29.5% 26.4% +12%
1979 55 21.8% 24.0% −9%
1971 111 18.9% 22.4% −16%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 114 16.7% 12.4% +35%
Porsche 686 18.4% 16.9% +9%
Dacia 695 20.1% 23.3% −14%
Audi 8,512 25.0% 24.0% +4%
Abarth 152 25.0% 23.6% +6%
Perodua 123 26.0% 31.2% −17%
Hyundai 4,292 27.3% 28.0% −3%
Isuzu 168 27.4% 42.3% −35%
Skoda 5,823 27.8% 25.9% +7%
Kia 5,214 28.0% 29.0% −4%
Lexus 1,161 28.1% 21.7% +29%
BMW 10,101 28.2% 25.1% +13%
Land Rover 5,617 28.8% 28.1% +3%
Jaguar 2,513 28.8% 28.2% +2%
DS 758 29.4% 32.4% −9%
Subaru 418 29.4% 30.0% −2%
Toyota 8,850 29.8% 29.3% +2%
MINI 5,157 30.2% 27.2% +11%
Jeep 504 30.6% 28.1% +9%
Suzuki 2,552 30.8% 30.5% +1%
Honda 5,427 31.1% 30.7% +1%
Nissan 12,915 31.2% 31.3% −0%
SEAT 3,099 31.2% 31.1% +0%
Alfa Romeo 761 31.3% 34.9% −10%
Mazda 3,351 31.4% 30.4% +3%
FIAT 8,037 31.8% 33.7% −6%
smart 159 32.7% 31.6% +3%
Volkswagen 20,589 33.9% 31.7% +7%
Mercedes-Benz 5,696 34.5% 29.1% +19%
Vauxhall 25,706 35.3% 36.2% −2%
Ford 34,504 35.8% 33.5% +7%
MG 509 36.3% 35.0% +4%
Volvo 3,765 36.5% 32.6% +12%
Mitsubishi 1,791 37.2% 32.5% +15%
Peugeot 16,409 37.3% 37.1% +1%
Citroen 9,628 38.5% 37.6% +2%
SAAB 1,034 38.6% 40.7% −5%
Daihatsu 426 39.0% 37.3% +5%
Chevrolet 999 40.5% 43.9% −8%
Renault 11,150 42.0% 43.2% −3%
Rover 560 43.6% 45.4% −4%
Chrysler 308 44.8% 42.4% +6%
Daewoo 112 54.5% 55.6% −2%

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