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 11.7% 11.9% −2%
Suspension 6.7% 9.6% −30%
Brakes 5.3% 7.7% −31%
Visibility 4.9% 5.3% −9%
Tyres 4.7% 5.8% −18%
Body, chassis, structure 3.2% 4.1% −23%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.1% 3.6% −13%
Steering 1.3% 1.9% −34%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 108 10.2% 8.2% +25%
2017 822 7.7% 10.2% −25%
2016 24,052 12.2% 12.8% −5%
2015 23,083 14.5% 15.6% −7%
2014 21,989 17.7% 19.2% −8%
2013 20,167 21.2% 23.1% −8%
2012 17,990 24.3% 26.9% −10%
2011 16,751 27.4% 30.2% −9%
2010 17,072 31.7% 34.4% −8%
2009 15,802 33.6% 37.0% −9%
2008 16,130 36.5% 40.4% −10%
2007 17,042 36.9% 42.1% −12%
2006 14,674 39.2% 44.1% −11%
2005 12,761 41.0% 46.0% −11%
2004 11,128 42.4% 47.6% −11%
2003 9,040 43.2% 47.9% −10%
2002 6,673 43.0% 48.1% −11%
2001 4,546 43.8% 47.6% −8%
2000 2,980 40.8% 46.4% −12%
1999 2,028 42.1% 44.9% −6%
1998 1,411 38.1% 42.5% −10%
1997 1,072 37.2% 41.2% −10%
1996 742 35.8% 39.9% −10%
1995 604 33.1% 38.5% −14%
1994 438 34.7% 37.4% −7%
1993 333 39.6% 36.8% +8%
1992 295 34.6% 35.9% −4%
1991 304 35.9% 35.0% +3%
1990 302 30.5% 33.1% −8%
1989 278 33.1% 32.0% +4%
1988 189 37.0% 32.0% +16%
1987 152 26.3% 30.6% −14%
1986 149 30.2% 31.3% −4%
1985 92 26.1% 30.1% −13%
1984 79 24.1% 29.0% −17%
1983 72 20.8% 28.4% −27%
1982 70 32.9% 29.1% +13%
1981 51 25.5% 27.7% −8%
1980 65 30.8% 26.4% +16%
1979 66 27.3% 24.0% +14%
1971 204 22.5% 22.4% +1%
1970 59 20.3% 20.7% −2%
1969 63 27.0% 20.1% +34%
1967 51 15.7% 20.2% −22%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Aston Martin 445 7.0% 12.5% −44%
TVR 138 8.7% 17.8% −51%
Bentley 176 11.4% 12.4% −8%
Ferrari 151 11.9% 9.8% +22%
Porsche 2,118 17.6% 16.9% +4%
Abarth 177 21.5% 23.6% −9%
Audi 15,310 22.0% 24.0% −9%
Triumph 169 23.1% 32.1% −28%
Jaguar 3,896 23.2% 28.2% −18%
BMW 19,365 23.4% 25.1% −7%
Lexus 1,135 23.8% 21.7% +9%
Dacia 568 24.1% 23.3% +3%
Land Rover 8,796 24.6% 28.1% −12%
Skoda 5,476 24.7% 25.9% −5%
MINI 8,357 24.7% 27.2% −9%
Jeep 1,155 25.1% 28.1% −11%
Isuzu 308 26.0% 42.3% −39%
DS 942 26.0% 32.4% −20%
Honda 12,122 26.3% 30.7% −14%
Kia 4,440 26.6% 29.0% −8%
smart 179 26.8% 31.6% −15%
Subaru 970 27.2% 30.0% −9%
Suzuki 2,527 27.9% 30.5% −9%
Mazda 4,720 28.0% 30.4% −8%
Hyundai 5,563 28.3% 28.0% +1%
Mitsubishi 2,697 28.4% 32.5% −12%
Mercedes-Benz 9,469 28.7% 29.1% −1%
SEAT 4,090 28.8% 31.1% −8%
Nissan 11,564 29.7% 31.3% −5%
Volkswagen 30,550 29.8% 31.7% −6%
Toyota 14,200 29.8% 29.3% +2%
Alfa Romeo 999 30.1% 34.9% −14%
FIAT 6,544 30.5% 33.7% −9%
Daihatsu 227 31.7% 37.3% −15%
MG 672 31.8% 35.0% −9%
Ford 40,982 32.2% 33.5% −4%
Citroen 9,833 32.5% 37.6% −13%
Vauxhall 29,142 33.6% 36.2% −7%
Peugeot 11,222 34.5% 37.1% −7%
SAAB 1,101 35.7% 40.7% −12%
Volvo 4,654 36.4% 32.6% +12%
Chrysler 421 37.8% 42.4% −11%
Dodge 116 37.9% 43.8% −13%
Renault 8,351 40.0% 43.2% −7%
Chevrolet 563 41.0% 43.9% −7%
Rover 599 43.1% 45.4% −5%

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