MoT Data for Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hempstead has an above average pass rate of 64%. All of the common failure areas, along with almost all registrations years, have higher than average MoT pass rates when tested in HP postcodes.

Few car manufacturers do worse than average. Top manufacturers for MoT passes are luxury brands – Aston Martin, Bentley, Porsche and Jaguar. Perodua also appears at the top of the table but very few were tested so it's not worth reading into much.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 9.5% 11.9% −21%
Suspension 6.3% 9.6% −35%
Brakes 5.2% 7.7% −33%
Visibility 4.8% 5.3% −11%
Tyres 4.7% 5.8% −19%
Body, chassis, structure 2.8% 4.1% −33%
Noise, emissions and leaks 2.6% 3.6% −28%
Steering 1.1% 1.9% −44%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2019 81 8.6% 6.9% +25%
2018 749 7.6% 9.6% −21%
2017 22,086 11.9% 10.0% +18%
2016 22,674 13.0% 14.9% −13%
2015 21,648 15.9% 18.1% −12%
2014 20,865 19.5% 21.5% −9%
2013 18,894 22.9% 25.3% −10%
2012 16,899 25.0% 28.7% −13%
2011 15,708 29.0% 31.8% −9%
2010 15,646 32.9% 35.5% −7%
2009 14,498 34.2% 37.8% −10%
2008 14,136 35.8% 40.6% −12%
2007 14,569 37.1% 41.9% −12%
2006 12,493 38.7% 43.7% −11%
2005 10,441 40.3% 45.0% −11%
2004 8,826 42.2% 46.2% −9%
2003 6,862 41.0% 46.1% −11%
2002 5,073 42.5% 46.2% −8%
2001 3,331 41.3% 45.3% −9%
2000 2,255 39.2% 43.9% −11%
1999 1,515 36.9% 42.3% −13%
1998 1,104 36.7% 40.1% −9%
1997 831 36.5% 38.6% −6%
1996 566 33.4% 37.6% −11%
1995 440 31.8% 36.0% −12%
1994 344 35.2% 35.1% +0%
1993 276 28.6% 35.3% −19%
1992 232 30.6% 34.3% −11%
1991 244 28.7% 33.9% −15%
1990 238 27.7% 32.2% −14%
1989 232 25.0% 31.3% −20%
1988 172 28.5% 30.7% −7%
1987 130 27.7% 30.6% −10%
1986 103 35.0% 29.8% +17%
1985 97 27.8% 29.6% −6%
1984 59 28.8% 27.9% +3%
1983 75 37.3% 28.0% +33%
1982 57 28.1% 29.2% −4%
1980 53 18.9% 25.3% −25%
1971 132 16.7% 20.2% −17%
1968 57 26.3% 19.5% +35%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
TVR 253 4.0% 14.7% −73%
Aston Martin 410 8.0% 10.3% −22%
Bentley 189 11.1% 10.6% +4%
Ferrari 129 11.6% 7.4% +56%
Triumph 126 12.7% 29.7% −57%
Porsche 2,009 13.7% 14.8% −7%
Abarth 248 14.1% 20.4% −31%
Tesla 135 17.0% 11.6% +47%
Audi 15,156 20.6% 22.0% −6%
BMW 18,824 21.7% 23.1% −6%
Jaguar 3,604 22.1% 25.0% −12%
Land Rover 8,857 22.4% 25.6% −13%
Lexus 1,126 22.6% 19.2% +17%
Subaru 915 23.0% 28.7% −20%
Skoda 5,567 23.4% 23.8% −2%
Daihatsu 195 24.1% 36.7% −34%
MINI 8,640 24.2% 25.8% −6%
Jeep 1,139 24.8% 25.9% −5%
Honda 11,537 25.1% 28.9% −13%
Kia 4,738 25.2% 27.0% −7%
Dacia 706 25.5% 24.0% +6%
Mercedes-Benz 9,568 25.5% 26.2% −3%
Mazda 4,550 25.6% 28.6% −10%
DS 939 26.7% 33.8% −21%
Suzuki 2,522 26.8% 28.2% −5%
Toyota 13,723 26.9% 27.8% −3%
Isuzu 301 26.9% 41.1% −35%
Hyundai 5,807 27.2% 26.4% +3%
Volkswagen 30,429 27.5% 29.4% −7%
SEAT 4,087 27.8% 28.0% −1%
Mitsubishi 2,489 28.4% 30.4% −6%
Nissan 12,068 28.8% 29.1% −1%
FIAT 6,406 29.5% 32.0% −8%
Alfa Romeo 937 30.7% 33.1% −7%
Ford 39,216 31.0% 31.6% −2%
Citroen 9,186 31.3% 35.4% −12%
MG 560 32.1% 30.9% +4%
smart 171 32.2% 31.3% +3%
Vauxhall 27,442 32.3% 34.0% −5%
Peugeot 10,357 32.4% 34.8% −7%
SAAB 881 32.6% 39.3% −17%
Volvo 4,709 34.0% 29.8% +14%
Chrysler 361 36.3% 41.2% −12%
Renault 7,585 38.7% 39.6% −2%
Chevrolet 495 41.2% 45.0% −8%
Rover 455 42.2% 43.1% −2%

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