MoT Data for Stevenage

Stevenage puts in a good performance, with a higher than average overall pass rate. The tables below feature green numbers predominantly, indicating a rate of failure below the national average for all the common failure causes and most car makers and years of registrations.

The best performing car maker is TVR, though TVR models are few and far between - much like Lotus and Porsche in second and third place. The best performing car with more than 1000 models tested is Mazda. It comes in with a pass rate 26% higher than its national average elsewhere in the UK. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 11.0% 11.9% −7%
Suspension 6.8% 9.6% −29%
Tyres 5.4% 5.8% −7%
Visibility 5.1% 5.3% −5%
Brakes 5.0% 7.7% −35%
Body, chassis, structure 3.1% 4.1% −24%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.0% 3.6% −15%
Steering 1.3% 1.9% −34%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 53 11.3% 8.2% +39%
2017 532 10.2% 10.2% −1%
2016 17,382 12.1% 12.8% −6%
2015 17,862 14.6% 15.6% −7%
2014 17,096 18.5% 19.2% −4%
2013 15,989 21.1% 23.1% −9%
2012 13,984 24.7% 26.9% −8%
2011 12,964 27.3% 30.2% −10%
2010 13,335 31.3% 34.4% −9%
2009 12,553 33.9% 37.0% −8%
2008 12,292 36.7% 40.4% −9%
2007 13,092 38.5% 42.1% −9%
2006 11,132 40.7% 44.1% −8%
2005 9,502 42.3% 46.0% −8%
2004 8,060 43.6% 47.6% −8%
2003 6,516 43.6% 47.9% −9%
2002 5,061 43.2% 48.1% −10%
2001 3,330 44.4% 47.6% −7%
2000 2,129 43.4% 46.4% −6%
1999 1,382 39.6% 44.9% −12%
1998 988 35.9% 42.5% −15%
1997 715 35.2% 41.2% −14%
1996 485 35.5% 39.9% −11%
1995 376 34.8% 38.5% −10%
1994 282 33.3% 37.4% −11%
1993 272 33.1% 36.8% −10%
1992 207 31.4% 35.9% −12%
1991 247 29.6% 35.0% −15%
1990 227 27.8% 33.1% −16%
1989 195 34.9% 32.0% +9%
1988 135 24.4% 32.0% −24%
1987 128 30.5% 30.6% −0%
1986 94 30.9% 31.3% −2%
1985 88 33.0% 30.1% +9%
1984 66 30.3% 29.0% +4%
1983 67 25.4% 28.4% −11%
1981 53 20.8% 27.7% −25%
1980 63 28.6% 26.4% +8%
1979 56 23.2% 24.0% −3%
1971 164 18.9% 22.4% −16%
1969 50 12.0% 20.1% −40%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
TVR 191 8.4% 17.8% −53%
Morgan 143 8.4% 16.5% −49%
Bentley 120 10.8% 12.4% −12%
Maserati 124 11.3% 20.0% −43%
Triumph 155 12.9% 32.1% −60%
Aston Martin 141 13.5% 12.5% +8%
Lotus 126 13.5% 18.4% −27%
Porsche 1,112 16.1% 16.9% −5%
Lexus 634 20.8% 21.7% −4%
Abarth 138 21.0% 23.6% −11%
Skoda 4,437 22.1% 25.9% −15%
Dacia 251 22.3% 23.3% −4%
BMW 11,771 22.4% 25.1% −11%
Audi 9,945 23.0% 24.0% −4%
Subaru 434 23.0% 30.0% −23%
Isuzu 215 24.2% 42.3% −43%
MINI 6,000 24.5% 27.2% −10%
Jaguar 2,015 24.6% 28.2% −13%
MG 809 24.6% 35.0% −30%
Land Rover 5,326 24.9% 28.1% −11%
Kia 6,135 25.4% 29.0% −12%
smart 250 25.6% 31.6% −19%
Mazda 4,894 26.6% 30.4% −12%
Honda 8,241 27.1% 30.7% −12%
Mercedes-Benz 6,002 27.3% 29.1% −6%
SEAT 3,725 27.6% 31.1% −11%
Mitsubishi 1,972 27.8% 32.5% −14%
Jeep 392 28.1% 28.1% −0%
Toyota 8,689 28.8% 29.3% −2%
Hyundai 3,973 29.1% 28.0% +4%
Nissan 10,356 29.3% 31.3% −6%
Suzuki 1,945 29.4% 30.5% −4%
Volkswagen 19,713 29.5% 31.7% −7%
Alfa Romeo 1,037 30.7% 34.9% −12%
Ford 38,708 31.0% 33.5% −7%
DS 692 31.6% 32.4% −2%
FIAT 4,712 31.9% 33.7% −5%
Volvo 3,048 32.5% 32.6% −0%
Peugeot 10,072 34.1% 37.1% −8%
Daihatsu 161 34.2% 37.3% −8%
Chrysler 252 34.9% 42.4% −18%
SAAB 1,089 35.1% 40.7% −14%
Vauxhall 25,891 35.3% 36.2% −2%
Citroen 6,062 37.2% 37.6% −1%
Rover 448 39.5% 45.4% −13%
Chevrolet 535 40.6% 43.9% −8%
Renault 6,453 42.8% 43.2% −1%

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