MoT Data for Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes puts in a mid-table MoT performance with a fairly average overall pass rate. Newer models have a better chance of passing than cars of the same age in other parts of the country.

The car maker with the highest pass rate is Aston Martin, although its pass rate is 10% lower than the average in for Aston Martins in other areas of the UK. An unusually high number was tested compared to other areas of the UK, possibly because Aston Martin has its repair and restoration centre in Newport Pagnell. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 10.3% 11.9% −14%
Suspension 7.8% 9.6% −19%
Brakes 6.1% 7.7% −20%
Tyres 5.5% 5.8% −4%
Visibility 5.0% 5.3% −6%
Body, chassis, structure 3.4% 4.1% −17%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.2% 3.6% −10%
Steering 1.4% 1.9% −27%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 1,048 11.7% 9.6% +22%
2017 25,499 13.5% 10.0% +35%
2016 24,884 15.8% 14.9% +6%
2015 23,254 18.9% 18.1% +4%
2014 21,596 21.7% 21.5% +1%
2013 19,474 25.7% 25.3% +2%
2012 17,217 28.6% 28.7% −0%
2011 16,180 31.8% 31.8% +0%
2010 16,205 34.6% 35.5% −3%
2009 15,029 37.0% 37.8% −2%
2008 15,004 40.6% 40.6% +0%
2007 15,984 41.8% 41.9% −0%
2006 12,981 43.2% 43.7% −1%
2005 11,041 44.0% 45.0% −2%
2004 8,925 46.4% 46.2% +0%
2003 6,877 45.5% 46.1% −2%
2002 4,996 44.2% 46.2% −4%
2001 2,993 44.9% 45.3% −1%
2000 2,028 44.2% 43.9% +1%
1999 1,264 40.0% 42.3% −6%
1998 845 39.8% 40.1% −1%
1997 594 36.4% 38.6% −6%
1996 417 33.3% 37.6% −11%
1995 349 30.7% 36.0% −15%
1994 267 31.8% 35.1% −9%
1993 233 39.1% 35.3% +11%
1992 181 29.8% 34.3% −13%
1991 208 26.4% 33.9% −22%
1990 208 28.8% 32.2% −10%
1989 186 31.2% 31.3% −0%
1988 127 31.5% 30.7% +3%
1987 100 31.0% 30.6% +1%
1986 84 25.0% 29.8% −16%
1985 75 21.3% 29.6% −28%
1984 60 33.3% 27.9% +19%
1983 62 32.3% 28.0% +15%
1981 50 30.0% 26.0% +15%
1971 114 20.2% 20.2% −0%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lexus 1,964 12.8% 19.2% −34%
Bentley 192 13.0% 10.6% +22%
Porsche 1,148 15.2% 14.8% +2%
Aston Martin 862 18.4% 10.3% +80%
Tesla 187 18.7% 11.6% +62%
Abarth 239 19.2% 20.4% −6%
Lotus 147 20.4% 17.5% +16%
Land Rover 7,894 22.5% 25.6% −12%
Jaguar 3,369 23.1% 25.0% −8%
BMW 16,718 23.6% 23.1% +2%
Audi 15,856 24.0% 22.0% +9%
Hyundai 9,045 24.4% 26.4% −8%
Skoda 6,186 24.6% 23.8% +3%
Jeep 591 25.2% 25.9% −3%
MINI 7,272 26.3% 25.8% +2%
Isuzu 291 26.5% 41.1% −36%
Subaru 476 26.7% 28.7% −7%
Kia 8,706 26.9% 27.0% −1%
Volvo 5,311 26.9% 29.8% −10%
SEAT 5,315 27.6% 28.0% −1%
Suzuki 3,815 28.0% 28.2% −1%
Mercedes-Benz 8,144 28.0% 26.2% +7%
Toyota 13,495 28.4% 27.8% +2%
Mazda 4,501 28.4% 28.6% −1%
Morgan 248 28.6% 14.9% +93%
Dacia 854 28.7% 24.0% +20%
Honda 8,890 29.6% 28.9% +2%
Volkswagen 25,691 30.1% 29.4% +3%
Alfa Romeo 914 30.2% 33.1% −9%
Nissan 13,843 30.7% 29.1% +5%
MG 510 31.0% 30.9% +0%
FIAT 6,545 31.3% 32.0% −2%
smart 143 32.2% 31.3% +3%
Mitsubishi 2,374 32.7% 30.4% +8%
Ford 42,042 33.8% 31.6% +7%
Vauxhall 37,795 36.2% 34.0% +7%
Daihatsu 191 36.6% 36.7% −0%
Peugeot 11,926 37.1% 34.8% +7%
DS 1,022 37.4% 33.8% +11%
Citroen 6,993 38.8% 35.4% +10%
Renault 8,665 40.2% 39.6% +1%
SAAB 886 42.2% 39.3% +7%
Rover 356 43.3% 43.1% +0%
Chrysler 262 43.9% 41.2% +7%
Chevrolet 746 44.9% 45.0% −0%
Dodge 118 44.9% 41.3% +9%

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