MoT Data for Oxford

Oxford is unremarkable when it comes to its MoT pass rate. The tables below feature a mix of green and red numbers.

Looking down the registration year table shows little deviation from the national average, despite the abundance of green numbers. For more popular manufacturers it's the same story in the failure rates by make table. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 12.4% 11.9% +4%
Suspension 9.2% 9.6% −4%
Brakes 6.8% 7.7% −12%
Tyres 5.5% 5.8% −4%
Visibility 5.3% 5.3% +0%
Body, chassis, structure 4.2% 4.1% +3%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.6% 3.6% +0%
Steering 1.8% 1.9% −7%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.2% 1.3% −6%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2017 798 6.4% 10.2% −38%
2016 24,298 12.5% 12.8% −3%
2015 24,440 15.1% 15.6% −3%
2014 23,284 17.8% 19.2% −7%
2013 21,898 21.5% 23.1% −7%
2012 19,076 25.9% 26.9% −4%
2011 17,935 29.4% 30.2% −3%
2010 18,790 33.4% 34.4% −3%
2009 18,109 36.1% 37.0% −2%
2008 18,430 40.0% 40.4% −1%
2007 19,723 42.0% 42.1% −0%
2006 17,188 44.4% 44.1% +1%
2005 15,076 46.5% 46.0% +1%
2004 12,953 49.2% 47.6% +3%
2003 10,887 49.3% 47.9% +3%
2002 8,352 49.1% 48.1% +2%
2001 5,692 49.6% 47.6% +4%
2000 3,546 49.3% 46.4% +6%
1999 2,446 46.6% 44.9% +4%
1998 1,651 47.7% 42.5% +12%
1997 1,200 42.3% 41.2% +3%
1996 778 40.2% 39.9% +1%
1995 617 40.7% 38.5% +6%
1994 491 42.8% 37.4% +14%
1993 381 37.0% 36.8% +0%
1992 342 37.4% 35.9% +4%
1991 429 40.3% 35.0% +15%
1990 348 33.0% 33.1% −0%
1989 326 35.6% 32.0% +11%
1988 231 35.5% 32.0% +11%
1987 181 31.5% 30.6% +3%
1986 139 33.8% 31.3% +8%
1985 109 36.7% 30.1% +22%
1984 95 30.5% 29.0% +5%
1983 102 31.4% 28.4% +11%
1982 94 34.0% 29.1% +17%
1981 70 30.0% 27.7% +8%
1980 94 35.1% 26.4% +33%
1979 75 28.0% 24.0% +17%
1978 52 28.8% 24.5% +18%
1973 59 18.6% 21.2% −12%
1971 223 19.7% 22.4% −12%
1970 78 20.5% 20.7% −1%
1969 53 30.2% 20.1% +50%
1968 82 25.6% 19.2% +33%
1967 70 20.0% 20.2% −1%
1965 50 18.0% 17.4% +3%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Aston Martin 186 8.6% 12.5% −31%
Tesla 239 9.2% 11.0% −16%
Lotus 194 14.9% 18.4% −19%
Porsche 1,742 17.5% 16.9% +4%
Abarth 132 18.2% 23.6% −23%
Dacia 817 21.2% 23.3% −9%
Bentley 174 24.1% 12.4% +95%
Triumph 121 24.8% 32.1% −23%
Skoda 10,003 25.0% 25.9% −3%
Audi 14,717 26.0% 24.0% +8%
BMW 15,258 26.3% 25.1% +5%
MINI 9,279 26.6% 27.2% −2%
Jaguar 3,163 26.8% 28.2% −5%
Hyundai 6,356 27.5% 28.0% −2%
Land Rover 10,833 28.2% 28.1% +0%
smart 171 29.2% 31.6% −8%
Kia 5,074 29.9% 29.0% +3%
Lexus 1,010 30.5% 21.7% +40%
Suzuki 3,069 30.6% 30.5% +0%
SEAT 4,310 31.5% 31.1% +1%
Mazda 6,124 31.5% 30.4% +4%
Mercedes-Benz 7,974 31.7% 29.1% +9%
Jeep 747 32.0% 28.1% +14%
Subaru 1,044 32.1% 30.0% +7%
Toyota 13,717 32.1% 29.3% +10%
Nissan 15,277 32.3% 31.3% +3%
MG 1,139 32.4% 35.0% −8%
Honda 10,576 32.7% 30.7% +6%
Volkswagen 38,736 32.9% 31.7% +4%
Volvo 6,539 33.6% 32.6% +3%
Mitsubishi 4,705 34.0% 32.5% +5%
TVR 260 34.6% 17.8% +95%
Isuzu 503 35.0% 42.3% −17%
DS 788 35.3% 32.4% +9%
Ford 47,748 35.4% 33.5% +6%
FIAT 6,877 35.6% 33.7% +5%
Peugeot 15,844 36.1% 37.1% −3%
Vauxhall 32,924 36.1% 36.2% −0%
Alfa Romeo 992 38.5% 34.9% +10%
Daihatsu 287 39.7% 37.3% +7%
Chevrolet 991 40.4% 43.9% −8%
Citroen 9,827 40.5% 37.6% +8%
Renault 12,623 42.9% 43.2% −1%
SAAB 1,410 43.4% 40.7% +7%
Rover 1,002 45.2% 45.4% −0%
Chrysler 354 46.3% 42.4% +9%
Dodge 106 48.1% 43.8% +10%

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