MoT Data for Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury isn't a particularly remarkable area for MoT pass rates. The tables below showing common reasons for failure, failure rate by year of registration and failure rate by manufacturer indicate performance fairly typical of the average UK town. 

The best performing manufacturer is Porsche, though fairly few were tested. The best performing manufacturer with more than 1000 models tested is Jaguar, which does 23% better when tested in SY areas compared to its national average. It has a pass rate of 75.3%.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Suspension 10.2% 9.6% +6%
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 9.2% 11.9% −23%
Brakes 8.1% 7.7% +5%
Visibility 5.0% 5.3% −6%
Tyres 5.0% 5.8% −14%
Body, chassis, structure 4.0% 4.1% −2%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.1% 3.6% −12%
Steering 2.0% 1.9% +3%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.1% 1.3% −11%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 379 13.7% 9.6% +43%
2017 13,759 12.5% 10.0% +24%
2016 14,166 14.1% 14.9% −5%
2015 14,235 17.4% 18.1% −4%
2014 13,509 20.3% 21.5% −6%
2013 12,400 25.5% 25.3% +1%
2012 11,189 28.6% 28.7% −0%
2011 10,106 31.7% 31.8% −0%
2010 10,671 35.6% 35.5% +0%
2009 9,943 38.3% 37.8% +1%
2008 9,734 41.5% 40.6% +2%
2007 10,156 42.8% 41.9% +2%
2006 8,543 45.3% 43.7% +4%
2005 7,336 45.7% 45.0% +1%
2004 6,036 47.5% 46.2% +3%
2003 4,717 48.0% 46.1% +4%
2002 3,553 49.2% 46.2% +6%
2001 2,199 46.0% 45.3% +2%
2000 1,354 45.1% 43.9% +3%
1999 1,005 43.2% 42.3% +2%
1998 687 39.3% 40.1% −2%
1997 568 42.1% 38.6% +9%
1996 429 42.2% 37.6% +12%
1995 308 32.5% 36.0% −10%
1994 282 36.5% 35.1% +4%
1993 224 40.6% 35.3% +15%
1992 161 31.1% 34.3% −10%
1991 194 30.9% 33.9% −9%
1990 172 29.7% 32.2% −8%
1989 157 29.9% 31.3% −4%
1988 125 28.8% 30.7% −6%
1987 97 29.9% 30.6% −2%
1986 69 50.7% 29.8% +70%
1985 79 29.1% 29.6% −2%
1984 56 25.0% 27.9% −10%
1983 60 23.3% 28.0% −17%
1971 78 19.2% 20.2% −5%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Porsche 505 15.2% 14.8% +3%
Jaguar 1,808 23.4% 25.0% −6%
BMW 8,620 23.6% 23.1% +2%
Audi 8,273 23.7% 22.0% +8%
MINI 4,829 24.2% 25.8% −6%
Lexus 275 24.7% 19.2% +29%
Skoda 5,791 24.8% 23.8% +4%
Suzuki 4,610 25.4% 28.2% −10%
Dacia 727 27.1% 24.0% +13%
Hyundai 4,548 28.3% 26.4% +7%
Jeep 526 28.3% 25.9% +9%
Volvo 4,125 28.6% 29.8% −4%
Honda 6,647 28.9% 28.9% −0%
Mercedes-Benz 3,600 29.2% 26.2% +11%
Land Rover 9,274 29.6% 25.6% +15%
FIAT 5,349 29.9% 32.0% −7%
Kia 3,770 30.0% 27.0% +11%
Volkswagen 19,428 30.6% 29.4% +4%
Nissan 7,804 30.7% 29.1% +5%
Toyota 6,026 30.7% 27.8% +10%
Mazda 2,732 30.7% 28.6% +7%
Subaru 700 32.1% 28.7% +12%
Isuzu 1,024 32.5% 41.1% −21%
SEAT 1,920 33.0% 28.0% +18%
Ford 28,110 33.4% 31.6% +6%
Alfa Romeo 470 34.0% 33.1% +3%
Peugeot 12,149 34.7% 34.8% −0%
MG 392 35.2% 30.9% +14%
Mitsubishi 3,559 35.4% 30.4% +17%
Vauxhall 24,182 36.3% 34.0% +7%
SsangYong 133 36.8% 28.9% +27%
DS 958 37.2% 33.8% +10%
Citroen 5,665 39.1% 35.4% +10%
Daihatsu 264 39.4% 36.7% +7%
SAAB 612 41.7% 39.3% +6%
Renault 7,599 42.5% 39.6% +7%
Rover 374 43.6% 43.1% +1%
Chrysler 119 44.5% 41.2% +8%
Chevrolet 284 48.2% 45.0% +7%

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