MoT Data for Rochester

Rochester, like many south eastern areas, has a slightly above average overall MoT pass rate. Lotus, Porsche and Jaguar models have the highest pass rates, though there are a few blemishes on an otherwise ‘green’ sheet of scores. 

Ford models are incredibly popular, with 59,404 examples tested, almost as many as Vauxhall and Volkswagen combined.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 10.2% 11.9% −14%
Suspension 7.0% 9.6% −27%
Brakes 5.1% 7.7% −33%
Tyres 5.1% 5.8% −12%
Visibility 4.5% 5.3% −16%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.1% 3.6% −14%
Body, chassis, structure 2.9% 4.1% −30%
Steering 1.3% 1.9% −31%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2019 78 6.4% 6.9% −7%
2018 992 11.6% 9.6% +21%
2017 23,740 13.1% 10.0% +31%
2016 24,558 14.8% 14.9% −1%
2015 23,897 17.3% 18.1% −5%
2014 22,304 20.6% 21.5% −4%
2013 20,041 24.0% 25.3% −5%
2012 17,874 26.9% 28.7% −6%
2011 16,820 30.9% 31.8% −3%
2010 17,470 33.3% 35.5% −6%
2009 17,012 35.6% 37.8% −6%
2008 16,650 38.1% 40.6% −6%
2007 17,070 39.3% 41.9% −6%
2006 14,601 40.0% 43.7% −8%
2005 12,480 42.0% 45.0% −7%
2004 10,349 43.0% 46.2% −7%
2003 8,042 42.7% 46.1% −8%
2002 5,964 42.9% 46.2% −7%
2001 3,829 41.7% 45.3% −8%
2000 2,297 40.7% 43.9% −7%
1999 1,626 39.4% 42.3% −7%
1998 1,095 37.2% 40.1% −7%
1997 853 35.1% 38.6% −9%
1996 569 32.0% 37.6% −15%
1995 409 30.3% 36.0% −16%
1994 312 28.2% 35.1% −20%
1993 291 32.3% 35.3% −8%
1992 194 34.5% 34.3% +1%
1991 243 33.3% 33.9% −2%
1990 259 26.6% 32.2% −17%
1989 215 30.7% 31.3% −2%
1988 137 35.8% 30.7% +17%
1987 114 26.3% 30.6% −14%
1986 117 21.4% 29.8% −28%
1985 76 26.3% 29.6% −11%
1984 57 22.8% 27.9% −18%
1983 58 22.4% 28.0% −20%
1971 117 13.7% 20.2% −32%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Ferrari 355 2.5% 7.4% −66%
Bentley 184 6.0% 10.6% −44%
Aston Martin 153 9.8% 10.3% −5%
Tesla 103 11.7% 11.6% +1%
Maserati 158 15.2% 17.0% −11%
TVR 129 16.3% 14.7% +11%
Porsche 914 17.3% 14.8% +17%
Abarth 279 19.4% 20.4% −5%
Audi 12,816 22.2% 22.0% +1%
Lexus 1,180 22.5% 19.2% +17%
Skoda 7,967 22.7% 23.8% −5%
Jeep 741 23.6% 25.9% −9%
Land Rover 8,340 23.8% 25.6% −7%
Jaguar 3,687 24.2% 25.0% −3%
BMW 15,468 24.3% 23.1% +5%
Dacia 1,044 24.3% 24.0% +1%
MINI 6,862 24.8% 25.8% −4%
Mitsubishi 3,732 25.5% 30.4% −16%
Kia 8,348 25.7% 27.0% −5%
MG 827 25.8% 30.9% −17%
Toyota 17,024 25.8% 27.8% −7%
Hyundai 7,848 25.9% 26.4% −2%
SsangYong 339 26.3% 28.9% −9%
Suzuki 3,845 26.7% 28.2% −5%
Mercedes-Benz 8,696 27.6% 26.2% +5%
Volvo 4,173 27.8% 29.8% −7%
Volkswagen 25,081 28.2% 29.4% −4%
Mazda 5,393 29.4% 28.6% +3%
Alfa Romeo 914 29.5% 33.1% −11%
Subaru 468 29.7% 28.7% +4%
FIAT 8,324 29.8% 32.0% −7%
SEAT 3,209 30.0% 28.0% +7%
Nissan 14,976 30.0% 29.1% +3%
Honda 6,747 31.5% 28.9% +9%
Isuzu 224 31.7% 41.1% −23%
Ford 60,418 31.7% 31.6% +0%
smart 259 32.8% 31.3% +5%
Daihatsu 245 33.1% 36.7% −10%
DS 1,148 33.2% 33.8% −2%
Vauxhall 35,034 33.5% 34.0% −1%
Peugeot 17,272 33.6% 34.8% −4%
Dodge 138 34.8% 41.3% −16%
Chrysler 363 36.1% 41.2% −12%
Citroen 10,719 36.9% 35.4% +4%
SAAB 703 37.0% 39.3% −6%
Daewoo 102 38.2% 53.1% −28%
Rover 457 38.7% 43.1% −10%
Renault 9,436 38.7% 39.6% −2%
Chevrolet 988 41.0% 45.0% −9%

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