MoT Data for Manchester

Manchester (M) places in the middle of the table when it comes to overall pass rates. In the common causes for failure table most figures are red, showing below average performance, but the amount of deviation isn’t usually very much.

The best manufacturer pass rates are from Bentley, Triumph and Porsche, although relatively few were tested. The best manufacturer with more than 1000 models tested was Jaguar, with a pass rate 8% higher than the national average for all Jaguar models nationwide.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 13.9% 11.9% +17%
Suspension 9.5% 9.6% −0%
Brakes 7.9% 7.7% +2%
Tyres 6.2% 5.8% +8%
Visibility 5.8% 5.3% +9%
Body, chassis, structure 4.2% 4.1% +2%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.5% 3.6% −1%
Steering 1.8% 1.9% −7%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.3% 1.3% −1%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 56 16.1% 8.2% +97%
2017 804 12.7% 10.2% +24%
2016 28,015 13.8% 12.8% +7%
2015 29,664 16.3% 15.6% +4%
2014 29,349 20.6% 19.2% +7%
2013 28,550 24.4% 23.1% +6%
2012 25,618 27.9% 26.9% +4%
2011 25,221 31.0% 30.2% +3%
2010 26,381 34.1% 34.4% −1%
2009 27,399 37.2% 37.0% +0%
2008 27,718 40.2% 40.4% −0%
2007 30,509 41.4% 42.1% −2%
2006 26,525 42.8% 44.1% −3%
2005 21,730 44.1% 46.0% −4%
2004 17,757 45.8% 47.6% −4%
2003 13,314 45.9% 47.9% −4%
2002 9,192 46.6% 48.1% −3%
2001 5,620 44.8% 47.6% −6%
2000 3,216 46.0% 46.4% −1%
1999 2,036 43.4% 44.9% −3%
1998 1,261 40.2% 42.5% −5%
1997 924 38.3% 41.2% −7%
1996 582 38.7% 39.9% −3%
1995 433 35.8% 38.5% −7%
1994 336 36.3% 37.4% −3%
1993 217 29.5% 36.8% −20%
1992 244 32.0% 35.9% −11%
1991 271 37.3% 35.0% +7%
1990 240 30.8% 33.1% −7%
1989 193 22.8% 32.0% −29%
1988 108 25.0% 32.0% −22%
1987 91 28.6% 30.6% −7%
1986 92 26.1% 31.3% −17%
1985 62 29.0% 30.1% −4%
1984 60 30.0% 29.0% +3%
1983 57 28.1% 28.4% −1%
1971 65 15.4% 22.4% −31%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 193 14.0% 12.4% +13%
Porsche 917 17.2% 16.9% +2%
Maserati 132 17.4% 20.0% −13%
Dacia 1,065 23.3% 23.3% −0%
Land Rover 6,811 23.6% 28.1% −16%
Jeep 504 23.8% 28.1% −15%
Audi 20,735 23.8% 24.0% −1%
Isuzu 143 24.5% 42.3% −42%
Abarth 129 24.8% 23.6% +5%
BMW 22,465 25.2% 25.1% +1%
Lexus 1,753 26.1% 21.7% +20%
Jaguar 3,590 26.5% 28.2% −6%
MINI 8,021 26.6% 27.2% −2%
Skoda 7,780 27.0% 25.9% +4%
Subaru 447 28.0% 30.0% −7%
SEAT 6,506 29.6% 31.1% −5%
DS 1,805 29.6% 32.4% −8%
smart 207 30.9% 31.6% −2%
Hyundai 8,306 31.4% 28.0% +12%
MG 462 31.8% 35.0% −9%
Mercedes-Benz 13,927 31.9% 29.1% +10%
Toyota 31,118 32.1% 29.3% +9%
Volkswagen 39,692 32.4% 31.7% +2%
Volvo 4,464 32.8% 32.6% +1%
Kia 7,706 32.9% 29.0% +13%
Mitsubishi 2,713 33.0% 32.5% +2%
Nissan 22,861 33.1% 31.3% +6%
Mazda 6,237 34.1% 30.4% +12%
Suzuki 3,544 34.1% 30.5% +12%
Alfa Romeo 1,055 34.2% 34.9% −2%
Ford 62,056 35.5% 33.5% +6%
Peugeot 21,573 35.6% 37.1% −4%
FIAT 12,496 35.7% 33.7% +6%
Honda 13,873 36.5% 30.7% +19%
Daihatsu 278 36.7% 37.3% −2%
Vauxhall 55,371 37.1% 36.2% +3%
Citroen 14,882 37.4% 37.6% −1%
SAAB 1,035 37.7% 40.7% −7%
Chrysler 531 38.2% 42.4% −10%
Proton 103 38.8% 47.3% −18%
SsangYong 167 38.9% 31.6% +23%
Rover 649 39.9% 45.4% −12%
Renault 17,491 43.2% 43.2% +0%
Chevrolet 2,077 44.0% 43.9% +0%
Dodge 216 45.8% 43.8% +5%
Daewoo 151 60.9% 55.6% +10%

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