MoT Data for Kingston upon Thames

Kingston-upon-Thames is another South-Eastern area with an above average pass rate. Most of the numbers in the tables are green – indicating above average performance.

There are some red numbers in the tables below but they’re not really worth reading into – they either deviate only very slightly from the national average or can be attributed to smaller sample sizes. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 11.2% 11.9% −6%
Suspension 5.5% 9.6% −42%
Visibility 4.7% 5.3% −12%
Tyres 4.6% 5.8% −20%
Brakes 4.6% 7.7% −40%
Noise, emissions and leaks 2.9% 3.6% −17%
Body, chassis, structure 2.8% 4.1% −32%
Steering 1.0% 1.9% −46%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 140 5.7% 8.2% −30%
2017 752 10.1% 10.2% −1%
2016 21,885 12.2% 12.8% −5%
2015 21,450 14.5% 15.6% −7%
2014 19,770 17.2% 19.2% −11%
2013 18,428 19.9% 23.1% −14%
2012 16,345 22.7% 26.9% −16%
2011 15,029 25.4% 30.2% −16%
2010 15,970 28.6% 34.4% −17%
2009 15,599 30.8% 37.0% −17%
2008 14,822 33.3% 40.4% −18%
2007 15,934 34.4% 42.1% −18%
2006 13,738 36.9% 44.1% −16%
2005 12,130 38.8% 46.0% −16%
2004 10,532 39.3% 47.6% −17%
2003 8,580 41.2% 47.9% −14%
2002 6,803 40.3% 48.1% −16%
2001 4,975 40.0% 47.6% −16%
2000 3,408 40.9% 46.4% −12%
1999 2,451 39.0% 44.9% −13%
1998 1,756 36.4% 42.5% −14%
1997 1,125 36.1% 41.2% −12%
1996 804 34.5% 39.9% −14%
1995 593 30.7% 38.5% −20%
1994 456 36.0% 37.4% −4%
1993 313 33.5% 36.8% −9%
1992 306 30.7% 35.9% −14%
1991 419 33.4% 35.0% −4%
1990 320 30.6% 33.1% −7%
1989 252 28.2% 32.0% −12%
1988 176 31.3% 32.0% −2%
1987 139 28.8% 30.6% −6%
1986 107 27.1% 31.3% −13%
1985 68 29.4% 30.1% −2%
1984 75 32.0% 29.0% +10%
1983 67 28.4% 28.4% −0%
1981 50 20.0% 27.7% −28%
1980 73 24.7% 26.4% −7%
1979 73 24.7% 24.0% +3%
1971 123 18.7% 22.4% −17%
1970 51 13.7% 20.7% −34%
1967 52 15.4% 20.2% −24%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Ferrari 210 3.3% 9.8% −66%
Tesla 139 9.4% 11.0% −15%
Aston Martin 883 10.0% 12.5% −20%
Bentley 598 13.5% 12.4% +9%
Maserati 138 14.5% 20.0% −27%
Porsche 2,928 14.9% 16.9% −12%
Dacia 412 20.4% 23.3% −13%
Abarth 206 20.9% 23.6% −12%
Subaru 836 22.0% 30.0% −27%
Kia 4,722 22.4% 29.0% −23%
BMW 18,727 22.6% 25.1% −10%
Audi 15,431 22.9% 24.0% −5%
MINI 9,307 23.5% 27.2% −14%
DS 509 23.8% 32.4% −27%
Skoda 4,670 23.8% 25.9% −8%
Jeep 616 24.7% 28.1% −12%
Lexus 1,404 24.9% 21.7% +14%
Mazda 5,089 25.8% 30.4% −15%
Hyundai 4,329 25.9% 28.0% −7%
Lotus 496 26.0% 18.4% +41%
Land Rover 6,785 26.2% 28.1% −7%
Honda 16,191 26.3% 30.7% −15%
Suzuki 1,922 26.4% 30.5% −13%
Jaguar 3,266 26.5% 28.2% −6%
Alfa Romeo 919 26.8% 34.9% −23%
Mercedes-Benz 10,226 26.8% 29.1% −8%
FIAT 6,619 27.5% 33.7% −19%
Mitsubishi 1,886 27.6% 32.5% −15%
smart 263 28.5% 31.6% −10%
Ford 34,811 28.6% 33.5% −14%
Daihatsu 198 28.8% 37.3% −23%
MG 503 29.0% 35.0% −17%
Nissan 13,084 29.1% 31.3% −7%
Toyota 10,674 29.1% 29.3% −1%
Volvo 5,678 29.9% 32.6% −8%
Volkswagen 28,440 29.9% 31.7% −5%
SEAT 2,061 30.2% 31.1% −3%
SAAB 1,356 31.2% 40.7% −23%
Peugeot 11,708 31.9% 37.1% −14%
Vauxhall 20,894 33.0% 36.2% −9%
Citroen 5,930 34.7% 37.6% −8%
Chevrolet 656 36.0% 43.9% −18%
Renault 7,536 38.2% 43.2% −11%
Rover 517 38.3% 45.4% −16%
Chrysler 408 40.4% 42.4% −5%
LTI 290 50.3% 40.0% +26%

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