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
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 11.5% 11.9% −3%
Suspension 10.5% 9.6% +9%
Brakes 8.5% 7.7% +10%
Tyres 5.5% 5.8% −5%
Visibility 5.3% 5.3% −2%
Body, chassis, structure 4.4% 4.1% +7%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.7% 3.6% +4%
Steering 2.2% 1.9% +16%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.3% 1.3% +1%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2017 490 9.2% 10.2% −10%
2016 15,098 12.6% 12.8% −2%
2015 14,552 15.4% 15.6% −1%
2014 14,082 18.8% 19.2% −2%
2013 12,754 21.7% 23.1% −6%
2012 11,643 26.4% 26.9% −2%
2011 10,744 29.5% 30.2% −2%
2010 11,243 34.4% 34.4% −0%
2009 10,788 37.3% 37.0% +1%
2008 10,837 40.6% 40.4% +1%
2007 11,616 42.8% 42.1% +2%
2006 10,267 44.9% 44.1% +2%
2005 9,124 46.8% 46.0% +2%
2004 7,928 48.5% 47.6% +2%
2003 6,370 49.2% 47.9% +3%
2002 4,890 48.5% 48.1% +1%
2001 3,204 48.0% 47.6% +1%
2000 1,929 46.9% 46.4% +1%
1999 1,404 45.5% 44.9% +1%
1998 953 42.7% 42.5% +0%
1997 785 42.4% 41.2% +3%
1996 553 44.5% 39.9% +11%
1995 423 43.7% 38.5% +13%
1994 351 37.9% 37.4% +1%
1993 273 36.6% 36.8% −1%
1992 232 37.9% 35.9% +6%
1991 251 35.9% 35.0% +3%
1990 210 31.0% 33.1% −6%
1989 200 33.0% 32.0% +3%
1988 145 28.3% 32.0% −12%
1987 124 29.8% 30.6% −2%
1986 89 40.4% 31.3% +29%
1985 84 29.8% 30.1% −1%
1984 74 27.0% 29.0% −7%
1983 71 36.6% 28.4% +29%
1982 54 22.2% 29.1% −24%
1981 62 25.8% 27.7% −7%
1980 54 16.7% 26.4% −37%
1971 122 22.1% 22.4% −1%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Porsche 523 19.7% 16.9% +17%
Audi 8,125 24.4% 24.0% +2%
BMW 8,860 24.4% 25.1% −2%
Dacia 582 24.6% 23.3% +5%
MINI 4,816 25.1% 27.2% −8%
Jaguar 1,822 26.2% 28.2% −7%
Skoda 5,426 26.9% 25.9% +4%
Lexus 300 27.7% 21.7% +27%
Suzuki 4,494 28.8% 30.5% −6%
Hyundai 4,393 28.8% 28.0% +3%
Subaru 777 29.6% 30.0% −1%
Honda 6,945 29.7% 30.7% −3%
Mercedes-Benz 3,738 30.3% 29.1% +4%
Volvo 4,121 30.6% 32.6% −6%
Land Rover 9,674 30.9% 28.1% +10%
Jeep 571 31.2% 28.1% +11%
Toyota 6,162 31.5% 29.3% +8%
DS 917 31.8% 32.4% −2%
Mazda 2,950 31.9% 30.4% +5%
Volkswagen 19,708 32.1% 31.7% +1%
FIAT 5,563 32.3% 33.7% −4%
Kia 3,575 32.6% 29.0% +12%
MG 532 33.1% 35.0% −6%
Nissan 7,579 33.5% 31.3% +7%
SEAT 1,927 33.6% 31.1% +8%
Ford 29,129 35.2% 33.5% +5%
Isuzu 1,078 35.8% 42.3% −15%
Peugeot 12,995 36.6% 37.1% −1%
Vauxhall 25,631 36.9% 36.2% +2%
Daihatsu 320 37.5% 37.3% +1%
SsangYong 119 37.8% 31.6% +20%
Mitsubishi 3,675 38.0% 32.5% +17%
Alfa Romeo 500 38.4% 34.9% +10%
SAAB 737 39.3% 40.7% −3%
Citroen 5,957 39.8% 37.6% +6%
Renault 8,331 44.6% 43.2% +3%
Chevrolet 331 45.6% 43.9% +4%
Rover 548 46.7% 45.4% +3%
Chrysler 145 47.6% 42.4% +12%

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