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
Suspension 8.8% 9.6% −8%
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 8.3% 11.9% −30%
Brakes 7.1% 7.7% −7%
Tyres 4.9% 5.8% −16%
Visibility 4.3% 5.3% −20%
Body, chassis, structure 3.4% 4.1% −17%
Noise, emissions and leaks 2.6% 3.6% −26%
Steering 1.7% 1.9% −12%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2020 71 1.4% 3.5% −60%
2019 150 8.7% 6.9% +25%
2018 2,191 8.7% 9.6% −10%
2017 47,153 11.7% 10.0% +16%
2016 51,637 13.5% 14.9% −9%
2015 52,127 16.0% 18.1% −12%
2014 49,986 19.6% 21.5% −9%
2013 45,412 23.3% 25.3% −8%
2012 39,974 26.4% 28.7% −8%
2011 37,496 29.6% 31.8% −7%
2010 38,034 33.1% 35.5% −7%
2009 35,863 35.6% 37.8% −6%
2008 35,174 37.3% 40.6% −8%
2007 36,037 38.6% 41.9% −8%
2006 29,537 40.1% 43.7% −8%
2005 23,591 41.7% 45.0% −7%
2004 18,868 43.3% 46.2% −6%
2003 13,636 41.6% 46.1% −10%
2002 9,559 42.2% 46.2% −9%
2001 5,777 41.5% 45.3% −8%
2000 3,262 38.8% 43.9% −12%
1999 2,279 37.8% 42.3% −11%
1998 1,568 35.3% 40.1% −12%
1997 1,177 30.3% 38.6% −21%
1996 783 32.7% 37.6% −13%
1995 605 28.6% 36.0% −21%
1994 530 28.5% 35.1% −19%
1993 410 27.8% 35.3% −21%
1992 376 25.8% 34.3% −25%
1991 399 29.1% 33.9% −14%
1990 378 24.9% 32.2% −23%
1989 310 24.8% 31.3% −21%
1988 218 26.1% 30.7% −15%
1987 198 26.8% 30.6% −13%
1986 178 21.3% 29.8% −28%
1985 122 27.9% 29.6% −6%
1984 105 17.1% 27.9% −39%
1983 94 22.3% 28.0% −20%
1982 72 26.4% 29.2% −10%
1981 51 29.4% 26.0% +13%
1980 68 20.6% 25.3% −19%
1971 154 14.9% 20.2% −26%
1970 52 15.4% 20.0% −23%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 241 5.8% 10.6% −45%
TVR 107 9.3% 14.7% −36%
Lotus 105 10.5% 17.5% −40%
Maserati 107 11.2% 17.0% −34%
Aston Martin 139 11.5% 10.3% +12%
Infiniti 202 12.4% 11.3% +10%
Porsche 2,473 13.4% 14.8% −10%
Lexus 2,335 18.2% 19.2% −5%
Audi 29,284 19.8% 22.0% −10%
Jeep 1,548 20.2% 25.9% −22%
Abarth 325 20.9% 20.4% +3%
Land Rover 17,710 21.1% 25.6% −18%
BMW 27,302 22.0% 23.1% −5%
Dacia 1,563 22.4% 24.0% −7%
Jaguar 5,925 22.6% 25.0% −10%
MINI 12,926 23.2% 25.8% −10%
Skoda 16,272 23.3% 23.8% −2%
Subaru 1,546 23.5% 28.7% −18%
MG 1,230 23.5% 30.9% −24%
Hyundai 16,958 23.9% 26.4% −10%
SsangYong 631 25.0% 28.9% −13%
Kia 18,940 25.1% 27.0% −7%
Honda 17,867 25.3% 28.9% −13%
Toyota 35,457 25.7% 27.8% −7%
Suzuki 10,162 25.9% 28.2% −8%
Mercedes-Benz 14,343 26.1% 26.2% −0%
Volkswagen 56,415 26.5% 29.4% −10%
SEAT 13,336 26.6% 28.0% −5%
Volvo 9,870 26.8% 29.8% −10%
smart 222 27.0% 31.3% −14%
Mazda 9,725 27.4% 28.6% −4%
Mitsubishi 5,659 27.6% 30.4% −9%
Nissan 29,664 27.7% 29.1% −5%
Isuzu 641 28.1% 41.1% −32%
FIAT 18,878 29.8% 32.0% −7%
Alfa Romeo 1,753 29.9% 33.1% −10%
SAAB 1,624 29.9% 39.3% −24%
Ford 106,964 30.4% 31.6% −4%
Talbot 121 30.6% 46.4% −34%
Daihatsu 489 31.1% 36.7% −15%
DS 3,617 32.0% 33.8% −5%
LTI 205 32.2% 37.2% −13%
Vauxhall 79,266 33.0% 34.0% −3%
Peugeot 33,452 33.8% 34.8% −3%
Citroen 24,942 33.9% 35.4% −4%
Dodge 224 36.2% 41.3% −12%
Chrysler 506 36.2% 41.2% −12%
Renault 22,083 38.7% 39.6% −2%
Chevrolet 2,170 39.9% 45.0% −11%
Rover 802 40.4% 43.1% −6%
Proton 149 41.6% 47.0% −11%
Daewoo 130 47.7% 53.1% −10%

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