MoT Data for Norwich

Norwich is a fairly average performer when it comes to MoTs, with an overall pass rate that's on par with the national average. It's the same story for the below tables - there is deviation from the national average but it's not usually massive.

That said, brake related issues cause 16% more failures in Norwich than they do in the average UK town. Newer cars put in better than average performances when it comes to pass rates, while older cars have slightly below average MoT performance. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 10.8% 11.9% −9%
Suspension 10.4% 9.6% +9%
Brakes 8.3% 7.7% +8%
Tyres 5.4% 5.8% −7%
Visibility 5.2% 5.3% −2%
Body, chassis, structure 4.6% 4.1% +11%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.4% 3.6% −3%
Steering 2.3% 1.9% +19%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.5% 1.3% +13%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2019 69 0.0% 3.1% −100%
2018 124 7.3% 8.2% −11%
2017 989 9.8% 10.2% −4%
2016 28,639 11.1% 12.8% −13%
2015 28,180 13.3% 15.6% −15%
2014 27,413 16.0% 19.2% −17%
2013 25,878 19.7% 23.1% −15%
2012 23,423 23.5% 26.9% −13%
2011 22,833 27.1% 30.2% −10%
2010 23,929 31.5% 34.4% −8%
2009 23,111 33.5% 37.0% −10%
2008 23,460 37.9% 40.4% −6%
2007 25,410 40.5% 42.1% −4%
2006 22,452 43.6% 44.1% −1%
2005 20,370 45.9% 46.0% −0%
2004 17,781 48.2% 47.6% +1%
2003 14,684 48.9% 47.9% +2%
2002 11,492 49.7% 48.1% +3%
2001 7,576 49.4% 47.6% +4%
2000 4,572 49.6% 46.4% +7%
1999 3,027 46.9% 44.9% +5%
1998 2,040 45.0% 42.5% +6%
1997 1,469 42.5% 41.2% +3%
1996 981 41.3% 39.9% +3%
1995 753 39.4% 38.5% +2%
1994 602 38.4% 37.4% +3%
1993 518 32.2% 36.8% −12%
1992 475 37.9% 35.9% +6%
1991 514 39.1% 35.0% +12%
1990 448 36.8% 33.1% +11%
1989 366 30.3% 32.0% −5%
1988 295 39.0% 32.0% +22%
1987 206 30.1% 30.6% −2%
1986 187 34.8% 31.3% +11%
1985 183 26.8% 30.1% −11%
1984 133 31.6% 29.0% +9%
1983 147 33.3% 28.4% +17%
1982 89 32.6% 29.1% +12%
1981 87 31.0% 27.7% +12%
1980 100 28.0% 26.4% +6%
1979 78 24.4% 24.0% +2%
1977 50 28.0% 24.5% +14%
1975 58 37.9% 22.1% +72%
1971 254 20.9% 22.4% −7%
1970 90 23.3% 20.7% +13%
1969 63 28.6% 20.1% +42%
1968 83 19.3% 19.2% +0%
1967 71 28.2% 20.2% +40%
1966 59 30.5% 19.6% +55%
1965 53 11.3% 17.4% −35%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Aston Martin 312 5.4% 12.5% −56%
Lotus 282 15.6% 18.4% −15%
Bentley 138 15.9% 12.4% +29%
Porsche 1,335 18.4% 16.9% +9%
Dacia 1,386 18.8% 23.3% −20%
Lexus 1,236 21.4% 21.7% −2%
Abarth 206 22.3% 23.6% −6%
Audi 17,183 22.8% 24.0% −5%
BMW 15,551 24.0% 25.1% −4%
Skoda 8,412 25.7% 25.9% −1%
MINI 8,456 26.5% 27.2% −3%
Subaru 864 27.0% 30.0% −10%
Toyota 18,881 27.4% 29.3% −7%
Kia 8,568 27.6% 29.0% −5%
Jeep 983 27.7% 28.1% −2%
Land Rover 11,591 28.0% 28.1% −0%
Hyundai 6,484 28.6% 28.0% +2%
smart 296 28.7% 31.6% −9%
Triumph 204 28.9% 32.1% −10%
Mazda 6,622 29.4% 30.4% −3%
SEAT 5,420 29.5% 31.1% −5%
Isuzu 857 29.6% 42.3% −30%
Suzuki 5,041 30.5% 30.5% +0%
Honda 11,072 30.9% 30.7% +0%
DS 1,395 31.3% 32.4% −3%
Mercedes-Benz 9,509 31.6% 29.1% +9%
Nissan 21,148 31.6% 31.3% +1%
Volkswagen 37,439 31.7% 31.7% +0%
Jaguar 4,351 32.0% 28.2% +13%
Perodua 124 32.3% 31.2% +3%
FIAT 12,702 32.5% 33.7% −4%
Ford 72,643 33.3% 33.5% −1%
Volvo 6,884 34.2% 32.6% +5%
Mitsubishi 3,685 34.3% 32.5% +6%
SsangYong 243 34.6% 31.6% +9%
Peugeot 21,780 35.0% 37.1% −6%
Alfa Romeo 1,239 35.0% 34.9% +0%
MG 1,078 35.9% 35.0% +2%
Daihatsu 467 36.8% 37.3% −1%
Vauxhall 47,373 37.4% 36.2% +3%
Citroen 16,200 38.3% 37.6% +2%
Chevrolet 1,193 39.5% 43.9% −10%
Renault 21,397 42.0% 43.2% −3%
SAAB 1,737 42.1% 40.7% +4%
Talbot 129 42.6% 47.4% −10%
Dodge 164 44.5% 43.8% +2%
Chrysler 509 44.8% 42.4% +6%
Proton 172 45.3% 47.3% −4%
Rover 958 47.5% 45.4% +5%
Daewoo 218 58.3% 55.6% +5%

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