MoT Data for Ilford

Ilford is one of the best areas in the UK for pass rates, coming in the top ten overall. As you can see from all the green below there’s a higher than average pass rate, no matter what the age of car. There's a higher chance of passing on the main items tested, too.

Cars that are MoT'd in Ilford do tend to be newer. The numbers dry up quickly before 1996 and the majority of tests are conducted are for cars registered in the 2000s. Bentley, Porsche and MINI models have the highest overall pass rates.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 12.0% 11.9% +1%
Visibility 4.9% 5.3% −8%
Tyres 4.8% 5.8% −16%
Suspension 4.8% 9.6% −50%
Brakes 4.0% 7.7% −48%
Noise, emissions and leaks 2.6% 3.6% −26%
Body, chassis, structure 2.3% 4.1% −43%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.1% 1.3% −16%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 439 9.6% 8.2% +17%
2017 933 12.6% 10.2% +23%
2016 10,371 12.2% 12.8% −5%
2015 9,808 14.6% 15.6% −6%
2014 9,500 17.7% 19.2% −8%
2013 9,016 20.8% 23.1% −10%
2012 8,322 22.4% 26.9% −17%
2011 7,557 25.2% 30.2% −16%
2010 7,755 28.2% 34.4% −18%
2009 7,622 28.9% 37.0% −22%
2008 7,738 33.1% 40.4% −18%
2007 8,618 33.4% 42.1% −21%
2006 7,200 35.3% 44.1% −20%
2005 6,329 36.9% 46.0% −20%
2004 5,122 37.6% 47.6% −21%
2003 3,945 37.4% 47.9% −22%
2002 3,076 37.9% 48.1% −21%
2001 2,049 38.8% 47.6% −19%
2000 1,258 35.2% 46.4% −24%
1999 817 38.3% 44.9% −15%
1998 598 37.5% 42.5% −12%
1997 392 31.1% 41.2% −24%
1996 242 31.8% 39.9% −20%
1995 147 32.0% 38.5% −17%
1994 121 32.2% 37.4% −14%
1993 108 30.6% 36.8% −17%
1992 101 22.8% 35.9% −37%
1991 109 22.9% 35.0% −34%
1990 102 11.8% 33.1% −64%
1989 86 18.6% 32.0% −42%
1988 58 17.2% 32.0% −46%
1987 54 16.7% 30.6% −46%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 123 8.9% 12.4% −28%
Porsche 624 14.4% 16.9% −15%
Land Rover 2,270 18.5% 28.1% −34%
Lexus 2,879 19.7% 21.7% −10%
Volvo 1,525 21.0% 32.6% −35%
BMW 12,598 21.2% 25.1% −15%
FIAT 3,109 21.6% 33.7% −36%
MG 101 21.8% 35.0% −38%
Audi 5,379 21.9% 24.0% −9%
Subaru 328 22.6% 30.0% −25%
Jaguar 1,214 23.2% 28.2% −18%
Mitsubishi 764 23.7% 32.5% −27%
Alfa Romeo 204 24.0% 34.9% −31%
Skoda 1,013 24.1% 25.9% −7%
Jeep 199 24.1% 28.1% −14%
DS 110 24.5% 32.4% −24%
MINI 2,766 24.9% 27.2% −9%
smart 220 25.0% 31.6% −21%
Hyundai 1,602 25.6% 28.0% −9%
Rover 105 25.7% 45.4% −43%
SEAT 676 26.0% 31.1% −16%
Toyota 15,620 26.1% 29.3% −11%
Daihatsu 164 26.2% 37.3% −30%
Suzuki 762 26.4% 30.5% −13%
LTI 708 26.6% 40.0% −34%
Ford 23,686 26.6% 33.5% −21%
Volkswagen 12,235 27.1% 31.7% −14%
Mercedes-Benz 7,301 27.8% 29.1% −4%
Kia 1,038 28.0% 29.0% −3%
Mazda 1,144 28.7% 30.4% −6%
SAAB 346 29.5% 40.7% −28%
Chrysler 195 30.8% 42.4% −27%
Nissan 6,297 31.4% 31.3% +0%
Chevrolet 363 32.8% 43.9% −25%
Honda 4,413 33.8% 30.7% +10%
Citroen 2,181 33.8% 37.6% −10%
Peugeot 3,417 34.4% 37.1% −7%
Vauxhall 9,810 34.5% 36.2% −4%
Renault 3,055 36.9% 43.2% −15%

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