MoT Data for Telford

The tables below feature a lot of red numbers, which indicates pass rates below the national average. Failure rates for issues related to suspension and brakes are noticably higher in Telford postcodes versus the national average.

The best performing manufacturer is Porsche, although in TF postcodes it actually performs worse than it does on average in the rest of the UK. The best maker with more than 1000 models tested is Suzuki.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Suspension 13.0% 9.6% +36%
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 11.0% 11.9% −7%
Brakes 9.8% 7.7% +27%
Tyres 5.5% 5.8% −5%
Visibility 4.8% 5.3% −11%
Body, chassis, structure 4.7% 4.1% +14%
Noise, emissions and leaks 4.2% 3.6% +19%
Steering 2.5% 1.9% +29%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.4% 1.3% +12%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2017 192 9.4% 10.2% −8%
2016 8,108 12.3% 12.8% −4%
2015 8,212 14.9% 15.6% −4%
2014 7,979 19.4% 19.2% +1%
2013 7,429 22.6% 23.1% −2%
2012 6,817 28.2% 26.9% +5%
2011 6,451 31.4% 30.2% +4%
2010 6,624 36.1% 34.4% +5%
2009 6,481 38.1% 37.0% +3%
2008 6,527 41.3% 40.4% +2%
2007 7,231 44.8% 42.1% +6%
2006 5,967 45.9% 44.1% +4%
2005 5,144 48.3% 46.0% +5%
2004 4,238 49.9% 47.6% +5%
2003 3,412 49.5% 47.9% +3%
2002 2,467 50.7% 48.1% +5%
2001 1,563 49.5% 47.6% +4%
2000 897 49.9% 46.4% +8%
1999 659 44.9% 44.9% −0%
1998 414 43.5% 42.5% +2%
1997 307 38.4% 41.2% −7%
1996 225 38.7% 39.9% −3%
1995 163 38.0% 38.5% −1%
1994 131 32.1% 37.4% −14%
1993 98 33.7% 36.8% −9%
1992 97 32.0% 35.9% −11%
1991 91 35.2% 35.0% +1%
1990 82 34.1% 33.1% +3%
1989 80 30.0% 32.0% −6%
1988 51 51.0% 32.0% +59%
1971 58 12.1% 22.4% −46%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Porsche 304 16.8% 16.9% −1%
Skoda 3,010 21.7% 25.9% −16%
Dacia 366 21.9% 23.3% −6%
Lexus 214 24.8% 21.7% +14%
Jeep 321 25.5% 28.1% −9%
Audi 4,138 26.0% 24.0% +8%
BMW 4,268 27.7% 25.1% +11%
Suzuki 2,004 29.0% 30.5% −5%
Honda 3,713 29.7% 30.7% −3%
Subaru 232 29.7% 30.0% −1%
Land Rover 2,972 30.0% 28.1% +7%
Jaguar 933 30.3% 28.2% +7%
Volkswagen 9,738 30.4% 31.7% −4%
MINI 2,170 30.4% 27.2% +12%
Hyundai 1,862 31.5% 28.0% +13%
Mitsubishi 1,408 31.5% 32.5% −3%
Toyota 4,158 32.2% 29.3% +10%
Nissan 4,809 32.3% 31.3% +3%
DS 661 32.4% 32.4% +0%
Kia 2,480 32.4% 29.0% +12%
MG 301 32.9% 35.0% −6%
SEAT 1,223 33.9% 31.1% +9%
Mazda 1,656 34.2% 30.4% +13%
Mercedes-Benz 1,888 34.6% 29.1% +19%
Volvo 1,629 34.7% 32.6% +7%
FIAT 3,888 35.3% 33.7% +5%
Ford 16,745 36.1% 33.5% +8%
Alfa Romeo 338 36.7% 34.9% +5%
Isuzu 170 37.1% 42.3% −12%
Peugeot 6,967 37.2% 37.1% +0%
Vauxhall 15,329 37.9% 36.2% +5%
Citroen 3,963 39.7% 37.6% +6%
SAAB 374 40.6% 40.7% −0%
Chrysler 140 42.9% 42.4% +1%
Renault 5,177 45.0% 43.2% +4%
Rover 242 48.8% 45.4% +7%
Chevrolet 325 49.2% 43.9% +12%

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