MoT Data for Walsall

Walsall’s table is filled with a lot of red numbers and the overall pass rate of 58%, while not too bad, isn’t great. The usual problem areas of lighting, suspension and brakes have the highest MOT failure rates in Walsall and each has a relative rate above the national average.

Porsche models have the highest pass rates, followed by Lexus and Triumph. The best maker with more than 1000 models tested is Toyota. It's a fairly familiar picture at the bottom of the table, with Chrysler, Renault and Daewoo putting in the lowest average pass rates.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 12.7% 11.9% +7%
Suspension 10.1% 9.6% +6%
Brakes 7.6% 7.7% −1%
Tyres 5.9% 5.8% +1%
Visibility 5.2% 5.3% −4%
Body, chassis, structure 4.2% 4.1% +2%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.5% 3.6% −2%
Steering 2.1% 1.9% +8%
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
2018 60 6.7% 8.2% −18%
2017 725 11.4% 10.2% +12%
2016 16,937 13.3% 12.8% +3%
2015 18,156 16.8% 15.6% +8%
2014 17,016 20.4% 19.2% +6%
2013 16,150 24.9% 23.1% +8%
2012 14,727 29.8% 26.9% +11%
2011 13,395 32.2% 30.2% +7%
2010 13,264 36.9% 34.4% +8%
2009 12,441 39.1% 37.0% +6%
2008 12,511 41.9% 40.4% +4%
2007 13,453 44.0% 42.1% +4%
2006 11,522 44.7% 44.1% +1%
2005 9,464 46.5% 46.0% +1%
2004 8,052 48.8% 47.6% +2%
2003 6,187 48.5% 47.9% +1%
2002 4,465 49.0% 48.1% +2%
2001 2,781 47.2% 47.6% −1%
2000 1,637 45.9% 46.4% −1%
1999 1,033 44.3% 44.9% −1%
1998 733 42.8% 42.5% +1%
1997 524 43.9% 41.2% +7%
1996 342 40.4% 39.9% +1%
1995 249 41.0% 38.5% +6%
1994 234 41.9% 37.4% +12%
1993 167 43.1% 36.8% +17%
1992 151 31.8% 35.9% −11%
1991 172 30.8% 35.0% −12%
1990 189 27.5% 33.1% −17%
1989 129 30.2% 32.0% −5%
1988 83 28.9% 32.0% −10%
1987 71 22.5% 30.6% −26%
1986 75 22.7% 31.3% −28%
1985 63 19.0% 30.1% −37%
1983 51 31.4% 28.4% +11%
1971 90 22.2% 22.4% −1%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 103 8.7% 12.4% −29%
Porsche 650 18.6% 16.9% +10%
Lexus 562 22.8% 21.7% +5%
Dacia 640 23.8% 23.3% +2%
Skoda 4,969 24.8% 25.9% −4%
Audi 9,351 25.3% 24.0% +5%
BMW 10,119 25.3% 25.1% +1%
Jeep 401 25.9% 28.1% −8%
Land Rover 4,818 28.5% 28.1% +2%
MINI 4,646 30.0% 27.2% +10%
Jaguar 2,307 30.3% 28.2% +7%
Honda 7,110 31.5% 30.7% +3%
Volkswagen 17,523 31.7% 31.7% +0%
Kia 4,790 31.9% 29.0% +10%
Hyundai 4,119 32.0% 28.0% +14%
Suzuki 1,770 32.1% 30.5% +5%
Mitsubishi 1,918 32.2% 32.5% −1%
Nissan 10,413 32.3% 31.3% +3%
Mazda 2,781 32.4% 30.4% +7%
DS 1,378 32.7% 32.4% +1%
Toyota 6,831 32.9% 29.3% +12%
Alfa Romeo 640 33.1% 34.9% −5%
SEAT 2,829 34.1% 31.1% +9%
Volvo 2,559 34.1% 32.6% +5%
Isuzu 157 34.4% 42.3% −19%
Mercedes-Benz 5,695 34.5% 29.1% +19%
Abarth 112 34.8% 23.6% +47%
Ford 36,434 35.3% 33.5% +5%
FIAT 7,021 35.4% 33.7% +5%
Peugeot 15,683 35.7% 37.1% −4%
Vauxhall 30,446 36.3% 36.2% +0%
MG 631 38.4% 35.0% +9%
Subaru 298 38.9% 30.0% +30%
Citroen 8,403 39.6% 37.6% +5%
SAAB 521 41.8% 40.7% +3%
Chevrolet 1,073 42.2% 43.9% −4%
Daihatsu 180 42.8% 37.3% +15%
Rover 650 43.7% 45.4% −4%
Renault 10,751 43.7% 43.2% +1%
Chrysler 271 46.1% 42.4% +9%

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