MoT Data for Harrogate HG

Harrogate’s tables have a lot of red numbers in, indicationg below average performance, though not significantly so. With lots of rural areas surrounding the town there’s a good chance of vehicles suffering due to poor weather conditions and rough roads, which could explain the data.

Honda is the best performing mainstream make, with Audi and Kia close behind. The best performer overall is Porsche, but only 467 were tested. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Suspension 10.2% 9.6% +7%
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 9.7% 11.9% −19%
Brakes 8.8% 7.7% +14%
Tyres 5.4% 5.8% −7%
Visibility 5.3% 5.3% −1%
Body, chassis, structure 4.0% 4.1% −3%
Noise, emissions and leaks 2.8% 3.6% −22%
Steering 1.9% 1.9% +1%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.0% 1.3% −22%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2017 439 7.1% 10.2% −31%
2016 10,186 12.4% 12.8% −3%
2015 9,105 15.8% 15.6% +1%
2014 7,856 19.2% 19.2% −0%
2013 6,708 24.7% 23.1% +7%
2012 5,237 30.2% 26.9% +12%
2011 4,653 33.6% 30.2% +11%
2010 4,423 38.4% 34.4% +12%
2009 3,863 42.1% 37.0% +14%
2008 3,554 47.0% 40.4% +17%
2007 3,754 48.8% 42.1% +16%
2006 3,067 50.1% 44.1% +14%
2005 2,524 52.3% 46.0% +14%
2004 2,086 52.8% 47.6% +11%
2003 1,633 54.2% 47.9% +13%
2002 1,164 51.8% 48.1% +8%
2001 756 53.0% 47.6% +12%
2000 460 53.9% 46.4% +16%
1999 272 45.6% 44.9% +1%
1998 249 42.2% 42.5% −1%
1997 176 48.3% 41.2% +17%
1996 102 44.1% 39.9% +11%
1995 105 43.8% 38.5% +14%
1994 65 33.8% 37.4% −9%
1993 67 37.3% 36.8% +1%
1992 56 37.5% 35.9% +5%
1991 68 36.8% 35.0% +5%
1990 70 27.1% 33.1% −18%
1989 58 34.5% 32.0% +8%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Porsche 809 19.0% 16.9% +13%
BMW 4,362 22.3% 25.1% −11%
Skoda 2,627 24.7% 25.9% −5%
Honda 2,776 25.2% 30.7% −18%
Dacia 138 25.4% 23.3% +9%
Jaguar 670 26.1% 28.2% −7%
Audi 4,790 26.8% 24.0% +11%
MINI 2,686 26.8% 27.2% −2%
Land Rover 3,991 27.0% 28.1% −4%
Suzuki 1,567 27.6% 30.5% −10%
SEAT 1,145 28.5% 31.1% −9%
Hyundai 1,151 29.1% 28.0% +4%
Mazda 1,609 29.3% 30.4% −4%
Kia 2,654 29.5% 29.0% +2%
Volkswagen 8,069 29.6% 31.7% −6%
Jeep 121 29.8% 28.1% +6%
Alfa Romeo 375 29.9% 34.9% −14%
DS 351 30.5% 32.4% −6%
Mercedes-Benz 1,885 30.7% 29.1% +6%
Mitsubishi 823 32.7% 32.5% +1%
Toyota 3,738 32.8% 29.3% +12%
MG 179 34.1% 35.0% −3%
FIAT 2,659 34.6% 33.7% +3%
Vauxhall 7,931 35.0% 36.2% −3%
Ford 9,312 35.3% 33.5% +5%
Lexus 165 35.8% 21.7% +65%
Nissan 2,376 36.4% 31.3% +16%
Isuzu 156 36.5% 42.3% −14%
Citroen 2,452 37.0% 37.6% −2%
Subaru 190 39.5% 30.0% +32%
Peugeot 3,197 40.4% 37.1% +9%
Volvo 2,190 41.4% 32.6% +27%
SAAB 219 46.1% 40.7% +13%
Renault 2,200 51.5% 43.2% +19%
Chevrolet 110 55.5% 43.9% +26%

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