MoT Data for Sheffield

The Sheffield postcode area is large, with a lot of cars tested over a year. The pass rate for S postcodes is slightly above average overall and the tables below reflect this, with a majority of green numbers. Green indicates a pass rate above the national average.

The best performing car maker is Lotus, followed by Bentley. The best performing maker with more than 1000 cars tested is Porsche, with an average pass rate of 80.6%. Lexus and Honda both do well, too. 

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 9.4% 9.6% −2%
Brakes 7.6% 7.7% −1%
Tyres 5.1% 5.8% −13%
Visibility 4.3% 5.3% −19%
Body, chassis, structure 3.8% 4.1% −7%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.1% 3.6% −13%
Steering 1.9% 1.9% −2%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.1% 1.3% −16%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2019 85 2.4% 3.1% −25%
2018 187 8.6% 8.2% +5%
2017 2,457 10.6% 10.2% +3%
2016 53,256 11.6% 12.8% −9%
2015 53,104 13.8% 15.6% −11%
2014 50,522 17.5% 19.2% −9%
2013 46,694 21.0% 23.1% −9%
2012 41,298 24.5% 26.9% −9%
2011 39,213 28.0% 30.2% −7%
2010 40,065 32.0% 34.4% −7%
2009 38,274 34.6% 37.0% −7%
2008 38,751 37.4% 40.4% −7%
2007 41,279 39.3% 42.1% −7%
2006 35,417 40.7% 44.1% −8%
2005 29,644 43.0% 46.0% −7%
2004 24,567 43.7% 47.6% −8%
2003 18,259 43.0% 47.9% −10%
2002 13,248 43.9% 48.1% −9%
2001 7,982 43.5% 47.6% −9%
2000 4,508 41.0% 46.4% −12%
1999 3,049 39.1% 44.9% −13%
1998 2,089 34.8% 42.5% −18%
1997 1,466 35.5% 41.2% −14%
1996 952 33.9% 39.9% −15%
1995 759 35.0% 38.5% −9%
1994 630 29.8% 37.4% −20%
1993 530 28.5% 36.8% −23%
1992 456 30.3% 35.9% −16%
1991 473 28.1% 35.0% −20%
1990 461 23.0% 33.1% −31%
1989 361 30.5% 32.0% −5%
1988 249 22.9% 32.0% −29%
1987 229 25.8% 30.6% −16%
1986 185 23.8% 31.3% −24%
1985 142 22.5% 30.1% −25%
1984 125 21.6% 29.0% −26%
1983 113 21.2% 28.4% −25%
1982 90 24.4% 29.1% −16%
1981 81 23.5% 27.7% −15%
1980 106 22.6% 26.4% −14%
1979 79 22.8% 24.0% −5%
1978 53 18.9% 24.5% −23%
1971 206 13.6% 22.4% −39%
1970 69 7.2% 20.7% −65%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Aston Martin 146 8.9% 12.5% −29%
Bentley 238 10.5% 12.4% −15%
Lotus 132 10.6% 18.4% −42%
Infiniti 117 11.1% 12.5% −11%
TVR 139 13.7% 17.8% −23%
Porsche 2,401 15.0% 16.9% −11%
Abarth 283 17.7% 23.6% −25%
Triumph 110 18.2% 32.1% −43%
Jeep 1,592 19.8% 28.1% −30%
Dacia 1,253 20.9% 23.3% −10%
Audi 27,376 21.4% 24.0% −11%
Lexus 2,364 21.4% 21.7% −1%
BMW 26,665 22.4% 25.1% −11%
Land Rover 16,947 22.5% 28.1% −20%
MINI 12,389 23.8% 27.2% −13%
Subaru 1,784 24.3% 30.0% −19%
Hyundai 15,871 24.4% 28.0% −13%
Jaguar 5,843 24.5% 28.2% −13%
MG 1,407 24.7% 35.0% −30%
Skoda 15,759 24.9% 25.9% −4%
SsangYong 516 25.4% 31.6% −20%
Kia 17,612 25.7% 29.0% −12%
Isuzu 662 26.3% 42.3% −38%
Toyota 36,146 26.5% 29.3% −10%
Honda 18,853 26.5% 30.7% −14%
SEAT 12,739 27.3% 31.1% −12%
Volkswagen 56,963 27.5% 31.7% −13%
Mercedes-Benz 13,958 27.6% 29.1% −5%
Suzuki 10,065 27.8% 30.5% −9%
Volvo 9,791 28.3% 32.6% −13%
Mazda 9,938 28.3% 30.4% −7%
Nissan 28,074 29.2% 31.3% −7%
Mitsubishi 5,910 29.6% 32.5% −9%
DS 3,392 29.9% 32.4% −8%
SAAB 1,938 30.2% 40.7% −26%
FIAT 19,476 30.5% 33.7% −10%
Alfa Romeo 1,914 30.6% 34.9% −12%
Ford 108,148 31.8% 33.5% −5%
smart 284 33.1% 31.6% +5%
LTI 309 34.0% 40.0% −15%
Vauxhall 83,745 34.5% 36.2% −5%
Peugeot 35,408 34.5% 37.1% −7%
Citroen 26,330 35.1% 37.6% −7%
Daihatsu 571 36.3% 37.3% −3%
Talbot 169 36.7% 47.4% −23%
Chrysler 629 38.8% 42.4% −8%
Chevrolet 2,571 39.7% 43.9% −10%
Dodge 266 41.0% 43.8% −6%
Renault 23,779 41.1% 43.2% −5%
Proton 217 41.5% 47.3% −12%
Rover 1,144 41.9% 45.4% −8%
Daewoo 189 51.9% 55.6% −7%

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