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 17.5% 16.7% +5%
Suspension 6.7% 12.1% −44%
Tyres 6.4% 7.2% −11%
Driver's view of the road 6.2% 6.2% −0%
Brakes 5.4% 9.0% −40%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 2.5% 3.6% −32%
Steering 1.2% 2.3% −49%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.1% 1.6% −30%
Body, Structure and General Items 1.0% 1.1% −8%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2016 312 17.0% 11.6% +47%
2015 951 21.6% 13.2% +63%
2014 9,791 14.2% 14.3% −0%
2013 9,759 16.7% 16.9% −1%
2012 9,177 19.4% 20.9% −8%
2011 8,359 22.6% 24.6% −8%
2010 8,341 27.1% 29.2% −7%
2009 8,092 28.6% 32.8% −13%
2008 8,426 32.6% 37.0% −12%
2007 9,370 34.2% 39.6% −14%
2006 8,613 36.7% 42.2% −13%
2005 8,000 40.0% 45.0% −11%
2004 7,469 41.3% 47.4% −13%
2003 6,430 42.0% 48.6% −14%
2002 5,478 43.3% 49.6% −13%
2001 4,345 43.0% 49.6% −13%
2000 3,175 42.8% 49.2% −13%
1999 2,204 43.0% 48.8% −12%
1998 1,554 43.4% 46.8% −7%
1997 1,071 40.2% 45.5% −11%
1996 692 39.0% 44.2% −12%
1995 525 41.1% 42.3% −3%
1994 406 36.7% 41.0% −10%
1993 263 43.7% 40.5% +8%
1992 229 40.2% 39.1% +3%
1991 225 39.1% 38.9% +1%
1990 201 42.3% 37.1% +14%
1989 187 34.2% 35.2% −3%
1988 128 36.7% 35.0% +5%
1987 95 30.5% 34.4% −11%
1986 89 36.0% 34.0% +6%
1985 64 46.9% 33.9% +38%
1971 132 27.3% 24.9% +10%
1970 66 16.7% 23.8% −30%
1969 55 30.9% 24.8% +24%
1967 52 15.4% 23.4% −34%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Ferrari 236 13.1% 11.4% +15%
Rolls-Royce 103 14.6% 15.0% −3%
MINI 1,297 17.1% 29.3% −42%
Bentley 797 17.7% 13.2% +34%
Aston Martin 137 21.2% 14.2% +49%
Abarth 132 22.7% 25.3% −10%
Audi 10,626 23.0% 25.5% −10%
Land Rover 4,500 23.6% 31.0% −24%
Lexus 1,468 24.0% 23.4% +3%
BMW 10,337 26.1% 26.9% −3%
Porsche 1,310 27.2% 19.3% +41%
Toyota 10,521 28.1% 30.1% −7%
Skoda 1,748 28.5% 28.3% +1%
Jaguar 1,022 30.4% 31.3% −3%
SEAT 888 30.9% 32.6% −5%
Suzuki 695 31.2% 32.4% −4%
FIAT 3,135 31.4% 36.8% −15%
Honda 4,856 31.8% 31.1% +2%
Mercedes-Benz 6,970 31.9% 30.4% +5%
Volkswagen 17,742 32.3% 33.1% −3%
Ford 14,806 33.0% 35.2% −6%
Subaru 245 33.1% 32.8% +1%
Daihatsu 117 33.3% 36.1% −8%
Vauxhall 10,978 33.6% 39.0% −14%
Kia 729 34.6% 30.7% +12%
smart 202 34.7% 30.4% +14%
Chevrolet 531 34.8% 40.5% −14%
Maserati 151 35.1% 19.3% +82%
Hyundai 1,144 35.2% 29.4% +20%
Mazda 1,510 35.5% 32.2% +10%
Nissan 5,018 35.7% 33.3% +7%
Peugeot 6,464 35.8% 40.4% −11%
Mitsubishi 839 36.7% 36.4% +1%
Jeep 307 36.8% 36.0% +2%
MG 219 37.0% 41.7% −11%
Volvo 2,380 38.3% 35.1% +9%
Citroen 2,707 39.9% 40.6% −2%
Alfa Romeo 523 40.5% 36.8% +10%
SAAB 777 40.7% 40.6% +0%
Renault 4,158 41.8% 47.4% −12%
Chrysler 315 42.5% 41.8% +2%
Rover 365 43.3% 47.0% −8%
LTI 937 53.3% 37.1% +44%

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