MoT Data for Tonbridge

Tonbridge (TN) has unremarkable MoT performance, with a mixture of red and green numbers - although there is more green than red, indicating above average MoT pass rates for many makes, years of registration and key failure items.

The best performing car maker is Aston Martin, followed by Bentley and Perodua. The best performing maker with more than 1000 models tested is Porsche, while at the bottom of the table the worst manufacturers are Rover, Daewoo and Talbot. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 11.8% 11.9% −1%
Suspension 8.0% 9.6% −16%
Brakes 6.2% 7.7% −19%
Tyres 5.7% 5.8% −1%
Visibility 5.1% 5.3% −5%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.7% 3.6% +6%
Body, chassis, structure 3.7% 4.1% −11%
Steering 1.7% 1.9% −14%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.4% 1.3% +11%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 107 6.5% 8.2% −20%
2017 926 11.6% 10.2% +13%
2016 29,597 13.3% 12.8% +3%
2015 29,458 15.0% 15.6% −4%
2014 27,781 17.7% 19.2% −8%
2013 25,142 20.9% 23.1% −9%
2012 22,315 23.9% 26.9% −11%
2011 21,261 27.1% 30.2% −10%
2010 22,592 30.8% 34.4% −10%
2009 21,895 34.3% 37.0% −7%
2008 22,019 37.2% 40.4% −8%
2007 23,629 39.5% 42.1% −6%
2006 20,812 42.2% 44.1% −4%
2005 18,709 43.8% 46.0% −5%
2004 17,342 46.3% 47.6% −3%
2003 14,337 46.3% 47.9% −3%
2002 11,082 46.7% 48.1% −3%
2001 7,619 47.0% 47.6% −1%
2000 4,981 46.3% 46.4% −0%
1999 3,369 44.8% 44.9% −0%
1998 2,503 42.2% 42.5% −1%
1997 1,784 40.0% 41.2% −3%
1996 1,264 39.8% 39.9% −0%
1995 922 39.3% 38.5% +2%
1994 708 38.4% 37.4% +3%
1993 571 38.9% 36.8% +6%
1992 498 36.7% 35.9% +2%
1991 625 35.4% 35.0% +1%
1990 554 32.5% 33.1% −2%
1989 511 32.5% 32.0% +2%
1988 329 32.5% 32.0% +2%
1987 267 35.2% 30.6% +15%
1986 249 30.1% 31.3% −4%
1985 202 29.2% 30.1% −3%
1984 156 32.1% 29.0% +10%
1983 139 33.1% 28.4% +17%
1982 97 37.1% 29.1% +27%
1981 108 26.9% 27.7% −3%
1980 131 25.2% 26.4% −5%
1979 114 23.7% 24.0% −1%
1978 74 17.6% 24.5% −28%
1975 52 23.1% 22.1% +4%
1974 58 31.0% 19.6% +59%
1973 70 18.6% 21.2% −12%
1972 57 29.8% 20.9% +43%
1971 326 28.2% 22.4% +26%
1970 104 15.4% 20.7% −26%
1969 92 17.4% 20.1% −13%
1968 84 20.2% 19.2% +5%
1967 87 13.8% 20.2% −32%
1966 82 18.3% 19.6% −7%
1965 89 9.0% 17.4% −48%
1964 68 13.2% 18.4% −28%
1963 51 3.9% 17.8% −78%
1960 51 17.6% 15.5% +14%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 481 6.9% 12.4% −45%
Ferrari 178 10.7% 9.8% +9%
TVR 130 14.6% 17.8% −18%
Porsche 3,748 15.4% 16.9% −8%
Lotus 326 17.5% 18.4% −5%
Dacia 1,000 19.2% 23.3% −18%
Aston Martin 697 19.5% 12.5% +57%
Abarth 305 20.3% 23.6% −14%
Lexus 1,867 22.3% 21.7% +3%
Audi 16,214 24.6% 24.0% +2%
Triumph 235 24.7% 32.1% −23%
Skoda 8,789 25.5% 25.9% −2%
Morgan 422 25.8% 16.5% +56%
BMW 18,880 26.0% 25.1% +4%
Land Rover 17,661 27.4% 28.1% −2%
Kia 6,349 27.5% 29.0% −5%
MINI 11,026 27.5% 27.2% +1%
Subaru 1,637 27.7% 30.0% −8%
Jaguar 4,777 28.0% 28.2% −1%
Hyundai 8,974 28.5% 28.0% +2%
Toyota 21,888 28.9% 29.3% −1%
Mazda 7,029 29.1% 30.4% −4%
DS 1,165 30.3% 32.4% −6%
Suzuki 4,619 30.3% 30.5% −1%
smart 275 30.5% 31.6% −3%
Isuzu 741 30.6% 42.3% −28%
Jeep 964 30.8% 28.1% +10%
Volkswagen 41,189 30.8% 31.7% −3%
Mercedes-Benz 10,261 31.2% 29.1% +7%
Honda 11,513 32.0% 30.7% +4%
Mitsubishi 4,226 32.1% 32.5% −1%
SEAT 6,102 32.2% 31.1% +3%
MG 1,139 32.4% 35.0% −8%
Nissan 19,032 32.7% 31.3% +4%
Maserati 172 33.1% 20.0% +66%
FIAT 10,819 33.7% 33.7% −0%
Alfa Romeo 1,183 34.1% 34.9% −2%
Ford 58,201 34.6% 33.5% +3%
Volvo 7,411 34.8% 32.6% +7%
Vauxhall 38,106 35.0% 36.2% −3%
SAAB 1,766 35.1% 40.7% −14%
Perodua 180 35.6% 31.2% +14%
Daihatsu 549 36.2% 37.3% −3%
SsangYong 107 36.4% 31.6% +15%
Peugeot 18,449 38.1% 37.1% +3%
Citroen 14,623 38.7% 37.6% +3%
Chevrolet 1,016 40.6% 43.9% −8%
Rover 947 40.7% 45.4% −11%
Renault 14,621 41.8% 43.2% −3%
Dodge 146 42.5% 43.8% −3%
Chrysler 492 42.9% 42.4% +1%
Proton 136 44.9% 47.3% −5%
Talbot 107 54.2% 47.4% +14%
Daewoo 150 59.3% 55.6% +7%

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