MoT Data for Reading RG

Reading is in the top half of the national table, with an above average overall pass rate. The numbers in the tables below are generally green, showing above average performance more or less across the board. 

The cars with the highest pass rates in RG areas are Bentley, Aston Martin and TVR models, however they're relatively few and far between. The best manufacturer with more than 1000 models tested is Porsche. Bottom of the table are Alfa Romeo, Renault and Daewoo. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 11.1% 11.9% −7%
Suspension 7.7% 9.6% −19%
Brakes 5.6% 7.7% −27%
Tyres 5.6% 5.8% −4%
Visibility 4.8% 5.3% −11%
Body, chassis, structure 3.3% 4.1% −20%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.2% 3.6% −10%
Steering 1.3% 1.9% −31%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.0% 1.3% −22%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 89 11.2% 8.2% +38%
2017 1,288 8.9% 10.2% −14%
2016 39,930 12.3% 12.8% −4%
2015 37,259 15.0% 15.6% −4%
2014 35,131 17.9% 19.2% −7%
2013 31,495 21.4% 23.1% −7%
2012 28,195 24.7% 26.9% −8%
2011 25,989 27.5% 30.2% −9%
2010 26,737 31.5% 34.4% −8%
2009 25,601 34.7% 37.0% −6%
2008 25,628 38.4% 40.4% −5%
2007 27,370 39.6% 42.1% −6%
2006 23,192 41.4% 44.1% −6%
2005 20,432 43.7% 46.0% −5%
2004 17,420 45.0% 47.6% −6%
2003 14,211 44.3% 47.9% −8%
2002 10,566 44.8% 48.1% −7%
2001 7,085 44.1% 47.6% −7%
2000 4,576 43.4% 46.4% −6%
1999 3,152 41.1% 44.9% −9%
1998 2,157 39.3% 42.5% −7%
1997 1,471 35.9% 41.2% −13%
1996 1,075 37.5% 39.9% −6%
1995 783 31.5% 38.5% −18%
1994 574 32.4% 37.4% −13%
1993 442 34.2% 36.8% −7%
1992 409 31.1% 35.9% −13%
1991 456 32.5% 35.0% −7%
1990 412 32.0% 33.1% −3%
1989 377 27.6% 32.0% −14%
1988 244 27.0% 32.0% −16%
1987 197 26.9% 30.6% −12%
1986 201 29.9% 31.3% −5%
1985 159 27.7% 30.1% −8%
1984 108 28.7% 29.0% −1%
1983 124 21.8% 28.4% −23%
1982 64 26.6% 29.1% −9%
1981 89 27.0% 27.7% −3%
1980 96 34.4% 26.4% +30%
1979 71 31.0% 24.0% +29%
1978 51 23.5% 24.5% −4%
1973 57 19.3% 21.2% −9%
1972 58 17.2% 20.9% −17%
1971 222 19.4% 22.4% −14%
1970 75 26.7% 20.7% +29%
1969 82 22.0% 20.1% +9%
1968 73 21.9% 19.2% +14%
1967 65 26.2% 20.2% +30%
1966 53 20.8% 19.6% +6%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Ferrari 154 5.2% 9.8% −47%
Infiniti 393 7.4% 12.5% −41%
Bentley 491 8.1% 12.4% −34%
Aston Martin 569 10.2% 12.5% −18%
TVR 107 11.2% 17.8% −37%
Tesla 142 13.4% 11.0% +22%
Porsche 3,728 13.5% 16.9% −20%
Morgan 191 14.1% 16.5% −15%
Maserati 109 19.3% 20.0% −4%
Lotus 243 20.2% 18.4% +10%
Lexus 3,263 21.8% 21.7% +0%
Land Rover 14,609 23.2% 28.1% −17%
Dacia 659 23.8% 23.3% +2%
Abarth 218 23.9% 23.6% +1%
Skoda 8,892 24.1% 25.9% −7%
Audi 23,999 25.0% 24.0% +4%
Hyundai 8,355 25.4% 28.0% −9%
Jaguar 6,065 25.6% 28.2% −9%
BMW 29,158 25.6% 25.1% +2%
SsangYong 163 25.8% 31.6% −18%
Triumph 146 26.0% 32.1% −19%
MINI 12,652 26.2% 27.2% −4%
Toyota 23,329 27.1% 29.3% −8%
Kia 6,725 28.0% 29.0% −4%
Mercedes-Benz 14,819 28.1% 29.1% −3%
Mazda 8,402 28.3% 30.4% −7%
Isuzu 405 28.6% 42.3% −32%
DS 1,150 28.8% 32.4% −11%
Honda 17,975 29.6% 30.7% −4%
Jeep 1,054 29.8% 28.1% +6%
Volvo 8,580 29.9% 32.6% −8%
Nissan 19,028 30.5% 31.3% −2%
Volkswagen 45,097 31.0% 31.7% −2%
Subaru 1,309 31.1% 30.0% +4%
MG 1,007 31.4% 35.0% −10%
SEAT 5,637 31.5% 31.1% +1%
Daihatsu 260 31.5% 37.3% −15%
Ford 72,039 31.6% 33.5% −6%
FIAT 9,622 31.7% 33.7% −6%
Suzuki 3,114 31.8% 30.5% +4%
Alfa Romeo 1,306 32.4% 34.9% −7%
Mitsubishi 3,434 32.9% 32.5% +1%
smart 253 33.6% 31.6% +6%
SAAB 1,894 33.7% 40.7% −17%
Peugeot 21,206 33.9% 37.1% −8%
Vauxhall 50,742 34.0% 36.2% −6%
Citroen 11,781 37.3% 37.6% −1%
Chevrolet 1,322 39.5% 43.9% −10%
Rover 693 41.6% 45.4% −9%
Renault 12,609 42.0% 43.2% −3%
Chrysler 478 42.7% 42.4% +1%
Dodge 188 44.7% 43.8% +2%
LTI 357 49.3% 40.0% +23%

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