MoT Data for Sutton

The tables for Sutton (SM) postcodes feature quite a few red numbers, but these typically only deviate very slightly below the national average. The rest of the numbers are green, showing above average pass rates.

For some items the pass rate is significantly higher than average, including for suspension related issues and brakes. Porsche is the best performing manufacturer overall, however the best performing maker with more than 1000 models tested is Hyundai. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 12.9% 11.9% +8%
Suspension 6.5% 9.6% −32%
Brakes 5.1% 7.7% −34%
Visibility 5.0% 5.3% −6%
Tyres 5.0% 5.8% −14%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.2% 3.6% −9%
Body, chassis, structure 3.1% 4.1% −24%
Steering 1.1% 1.9% −41%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 100 5.0% 8.2% −39%
2017 215 3.7% 10.2% −64%
2016 3,115 13.1% 12.8% +2%
2015 4,170 14.1% 15.6% −10%
2014 4,464 17.0% 19.2% −12%
2013 4,566 20.1% 23.1% −13%
2012 4,349 22.6% 26.9% −16%
2011 4,316 26.3% 30.2% −13%
2010 4,727 28.1% 34.4% −18%
2009 4,723 30.5% 37.0% −18%
2008 4,832 32.9% 40.4% −18%
2007 5,360 33.1% 42.1% −21%
2006 4,579 35.5% 44.1% −19%
2005 4,067 37.4% 46.0% −19%
2004 3,731 38.5% 47.6% −19%
2003 3,034 37.6% 47.9% −21%
2002 2,332 38.3% 48.1% −20%
2001 1,809 39.2% 47.6% −17%
2000 1,197 38.4% 46.4% −17%
1999 819 35.0% 44.9% −22%
1998 565 33.8% 42.5% −20%
1997 341 40.2% 41.2% −2%
1996 219 33.8% 39.9% −15%
1995 155 38.1% 38.5% −1%
1994 120 38.3% 37.4% +3%
1993 95 30.5% 36.8% −17%
1992 85 34.1% 35.9% −5%
1991 101 19.8% 35.0% −43%
1990 69 27.5% 33.1% −17%
1989 77 20.8% 32.0% −35%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Porsche 261 14.6% 16.9% −14%
LTI 504 16.7% 40.0% −58%
Lexus 569 19.9% 21.7% −9%
Dacia 101 21.8% 23.3% −7%
Land Rover 1,160 22.7% 28.1% −19%
Audi 3,268 22.8% 24.0% −5%
Skoda 942 23.7% 25.9% −9%
BMW 4,343 23.9% 25.1% −5%
MINI 1,577 24.2% 27.2% −11%
Jeep 151 25.2% 28.1% −11%
Hyundai 2,676 25.6% 28.0% −9%
Jaguar 653 25.7% 28.2% −9%
Toyota 4,995 26.2% 29.3% −11%
Alfa Romeo 160 26.3% 34.9% −25%
Kia 1,120 26.6% 29.0% −8%
Mercedes-Benz 2,479 27.1% 29.1% −7%
Mitsubishi 596 27.7% 32.5% −15%
Honda 3,138 28.3% 30.7% −8%
SEAT 604 28.6% 31.1% −8%
MG 135 28.9% 35.0% −18%
Mazda 1,130 29.5% 30.4% −3%
Nissan 5,021 29.8% 31.3% −5%
Ford 12,481 30.2% 33.5% −10%
Suzuki 557 30.5% 30.5% +0%
Volkswagen 7,325 30.5% 31.7% −4%
Volvo 803 31.1% 32.6% −4%
FIAT 1,784 31.3% 33.7% −7%
Subaru 122 33.6% 30.0% +12%
Vauxhall 7,926 33.6% 36.2% −7%
Peugeot 3,592 33.7% 37.1% −9%
Chevrolet 329 34.7% 43.9% −21%
Chrysler 132 36.4% 42.4% −14%
Citroen 1,713 36.4% 37.6% −3%
SAAB 214 37.9% 40.7% −7%
Renault 2,711 38.0% 43.2% −12%
Rover 144 43.1% 45.4% −5%

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