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 10.3% 11.9% −14%
Suspension 8.0% 9.6% −16%
Tyres 6.3% 5.8% +9%
Brakes 6.2% 7.7% −20%
Visibility 5.4% 5.3% +1%
Body, chassis, structure 3.7% 4.1% −9%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.7% 3.6% +5%
Steering 1.7% 1.9% −10%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.3% 1.3% +1%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2019 86 3.5% 6.9% −50%
2018 496 8.5% 9.6% −12%
2017 15,111 12.6% 10.0% +25%
2016 15,997 15.1% 14.9% +2%
2015 16,010 17.3% 18.1% −4%
2014 15,247 20.4% 21.5% −5%
2013 14,085 23.5% 25.3% −7%
2012 12,342 26.9% 28.7% −6%
2011 11,901 30.2% 31.8% −5%
2010 12,684 34.3% 35.5% −3%
2009 12,363 36.4% 37.8% −4%
2008 12,150 40.4% 40.6% −1%
2007 12,578 41.4% 41.9% −1%
2006 11,064 43.4% 43.7% −0%
2005 9,472 45.0% 45.0% −0%
2004 8,102 46.6% 46.2% +1%
2003 6,624 48.8% 46.1% +6%
2002 4,623 46.7% 46.2% +1%
2001 3,243 45.9% 45.3% +1%
2000 1,937 46.7% 43.9% +6%
1999 1,328 43.8% 42.3% +3%
1998 938 43.0% 40.1% +7%
1997 661 43.7% 38.6% +13%
1996 417 43.2% 37.6% +15%
1995 336 39.0% 36.0% +8%
1994 268 39.9% 35.1% +14%
1993 210 38.6% 35.3% +9%
1992 170 35.3% 34.3% +3%
1991 208 35.1% 33.9% +4%
1990 208 30.8% 32.2% −5%
1989 203 37.4% 31.3% +20%
1988 113 38.1% 30.7% +24%
1987 104 30.8% 30.6% +1%
1986 83 28.9% 29.8% −3%
1985 84 29.8% 29.6% +1%
1971 80 21.3% 20.2% +5%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Aston Martin 108 13.9% 10.3% +35%
Bentley 115 15.7% 10.6% +47%
Porsche 714 19.0% 14.8% +29%
Abarth 179 21.2% 20.4% +4%
Dacia 804 23.8% 24.0% −1%
Jeep 504 24.2% 25.9% −7%
Audi 8,789 24.4% 22.0% +11%
Skoda 5,826 25.0% 23.8% +5%
Hyundai 4,459 25.6% 26.4% −3%
BMW 10,115 26.2% 23.1% +13%
Lexus 1,079 26.4% 19.2% +37%
Kia 5,575 27.1% 27.0% +0%
Land Rover 5,624 27.1% 25.6% +6%
Jaguar 2,513 27.2% 25.0% +9%
Toyota 8,918 27.9% 27.8% +0%
Subaru 363 28.7% 28.7% −0%
Suzuki 2,610 28.8% 28.2% +2%
SEAT 3,104 28.9% 28.0% +3%
Honda 5,400 29.5% 28.9% +2%
MINI 5,422 29.5% 25.8% +14%
Perodua 106 30.2% 30.8% −2%
Nissan 13,323 30.2% 29.1% +4%
Mercedes-Benz 5,499 31.2% 26.2% +19%
MG 420 31.7% 30.9% +3%
Volkswagen 20,231 31.7% 29.4% +8%
FIAT 7,956 31.9% 32.0% −0%
DS 792 32.2% 33.8% −5%
Mazda 3,239 32.2% 28.6% +13%
Isuzu 166 32.5% 41.1% −21%
Vauxhall 23,970 33.6% 34.0% −1%
Ford 33,391 33.7% 31.6% +7%
Volvo 3,824 33.9% 29.8% +14%
Alfa Romeo 697 35.0% 33.1% +6%
Mitsubishi 1,641 35.1% 30.4% +16%
smart 132 35.6% 31.3% +14%
Peugeot 15,225 35.7% 34.8% +2%
Daihatsu 359 35.9% 36.7% −2%
Citroen 9,209 37.8% 35.4% +7%
SAAB 850 37.8% 39.3% −4%
Chrysler 252 40.9% 41.2% −1%
Chevrolet 838 41.4% 45.0% −8%
Renault 9,946 41.6% 39.6% +5%
Rover 411 43.8% 43.1% +2%

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