MoT Data for South West London

Pass rates in SW London postcodes are slightly above average and see tests for quite a few luxury brands. 725 Bentley models were tested in SW postcodes in our data, which is quite a lot more than in most other areas.

Failures in suspension and brakes are less common compared to the rest of the nation, as are most other problem areas and years of registration.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 13.8% 11.9% +16%
Visibility 6.1% 5.3% +14%
Suspension 5.6% 9.6% −41%
Brakes 5.6% 7.7% −28%
Tyres 5.2% 5.8% −10%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.4% 3.6% −3%
Body, chassis, structure 3.4% 4.1% −19%
Steering 1.1% 1.9% −45%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.0% 1.3% −20%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 279 7.9% 8.2% −3%
2017 795 13.3% 10.2% +30%
2016 11,701 14.3% 12.8% +11%
2015 12,101 16.8% 15.6% +8%
2014 11,435 19.3% 19.2% +1%
2013 10,843 21.7% 23.1% −6%
2012 10,062 25.0% 26.9% −7%
2011 9,401 27.6% 30.2% −8%
2010 9,573 31.2% 34.4% −9%
2009 9,254 33.0% 37.0% −11%
2008 9,059 35.4% 40.4% −12%
2007 10,128 37.3% 42.1% −11%
2006 8,765 39.7% 44.1% −10%
2005 7,762 42.6% 46.0% −7%
2004 6,635 44.2% 47.6% −7%
2003 5,405 44.1% 47.9% −8%
2002 4,415 44.6% 48.1% −7%
2001 3,388 43.3% 47.6% −9%
2000 2,221 43.7% 46.4% −6%
1999 1,555 44.2% 44.9% −2%
1998 1,123 41.8% 42.5% −2%
1997 791 40.2% 41.2% −2%
1996 553 38.3% 39.9% −4%
1995 404 35.9% 38.5% −7%
1994 297 40.4% 37.4% +8%
1993 204 39.7% 36.8% +8%
1992 189 37.6% 35.9% +5%
1991 224 37.1% 35.0% +6%
1990 158 31.6% 33.1% −4%
1989 163 31.9% 32.0% −0%
1988 125 31.2% 32.0% −3%
1987 106 34.9% 30.6% +14%
1986 67 38.8% 31.3% +24%
1985 59 52.5% 30.1% +74%
1971 56 12.5% 22.4% −44%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Ferrari 234 11.1% 9.8% +13%
Bentley 903 15.4% 12.4% +24%
Maserati 165 20.6% 20.0% +3%
Rolls-Royce 106 20.8% 13.2% +57%
Abarth 208 21.2% 23.6% −11%
Aston Martin 147 22.4% 12.5% +80%
Land Rover 6,135 23.2% 28.1% −17%
Audi 11,811 23.6% 24.0% −2%
Lexus 1,900 24.0% 21.7% +10%
BMW 12,887 26.2% 25.1% +5%
Skoda 2,250 26.8% 25.9% +3%
Toyota 13,383 27.8% 29.3% −5%
Porsche 1,696 28.5% 16.9% +69%
MINI 5,727 29.5% 27.2% +8%
Subaru 231 29.9% 30.0% −0%
Mercedes-Benz 7,201 29.9% 29.1% +3%
DS 165 30.3% 32.4% −6%
Honda 5,745 30.5% 30.7% −1%
Hyundai 1,510 31.3% 28.0% +12%
FIAT 4,040 31.5% 33.7% −6%
SEAT 1,125 31.8% 31.1% +2%
Jaguar 1,139 32.0% 28.2% +13%
Vauxhall 12,668 32.0% 36.2% −11%
Ford 16,233 32.3% 33.5% −3%
Volkswagen 20,831 32.3% 31.7% +2%
Kia 1,051 32.8% 29.0% +13%
Nissan 6,252 33.1% 31.3% +6%
Alfa Romeo 569 33.4% 34.9% −4%
Suzuki 836 34.0% 30.5% +11%
Mazda 1,679 34.1% 30.4% +12%
Peugeot 6,851 34.5% 37.1% −7%
Volvo 2,737 34.9% 32.6% +7%
Jeep 453 35.5% 28.1% +26%
Mitsubishi 1,483 38.4% 32.5% +18%
Citroen 3,072 39.2% 37.6% +4%
smart 175 39.4% 31.6% +25%
MG 135 40.0% 35.0% +14%
Chevrolet 503 40.4% 43.9% −8%
SAAB 692 41.8% 40.7% +3%
Renault 4,240 41.8% 43.2% −3%
Rover 231 44.2% 45.4% −3%
Chrysler 282 45.4% 42.4% +7%
Daihatsu 103 45.6% 37.3% +22%
LTI 952 63.1% 40.0% +58%

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