MoT Data for Wigan

Wigan is an average performer when it comes to MoTs, with pass rates about on par with the rest of the UK. That said, suspension related problems caused 11 per cent more MoT failures in WN areas than on average elsewhere, while tyre issues caused 14 per cent more. 

Most of the numbers in the tables don't deviate far from the national average though. Porsche, Toyota and Lexus models have the best pass rates while Renault, Chrysler and Daewoo have the worst.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 10.8% 11.9% −9%
Suspension 9.8% 9.6% +2%
Brakes 7.2% 7.7% −6%
Tyres 6.3% 5.8% +9%
Visibility 5.2% 5.3% −2%
Body, chassis, structure 3.6% 4.1% −13%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.6% 3.6% +1%
Steering 1.8% 1.9% −6%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.4% 1.3% +8%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2017 397 11.1% 10.2% +8%
2016 12,516 11.8% 12.8% −8%
2015 12,230 15.2% 15.6% −3%
2014 11,363 19.2% 19.2% +0%
2013 10,344 23.6% 23.1% +2%
2012 8,710 28.6% 26.9% +6%
2011 8,285 31.7% 30.2% +5%
2010 8,141 34.8% 34.4% +1%
2009 7,569 38.8% 37.0% +5%
2008 7,347 41.7% 40.4% +3%
2007 7,535 42.4% 42.1% +1%
2006 6,346 43.5% 44.1% −1%
2005 5,324 45.0% 46.0% −2%
2004 4,370 47.3% 47.6% −1%
2003 3,347 47.8% 47.9% −0%
2002 2,510 47.8% 48.1% −1%
2001 1,479 47.2% 47.6% −1%
2000 778 43.6% 46.4% −6%
1999 558 42.3% 44.9% −6%
1998 382 38.5% 42.5% −9%
1997 282 40.4% 41.2% −2%
1996 162 42.0% 39.9% +5%
1995 141 37.6% 38.5% −2%
1994 113 34.5% 37.4% −8%
1993 80 21.3% 36.8% −42%
1992 80 36.3% 35.9% +1%
1991 75 30.7% 35.0% −12%
1990 77 31.2% 33.1% −6%
1989 62 22.6% 32.0% −29%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Porsche 352 12.2% 16.9% −28%
Dacia 624 16.8% 23.3% −28%
Jeep 393 18.3% 28.1% −35%
Lexus 346 20.2% 21.7% −7%
Land Rover 2,792 22.4% 28.1% −20%
Audi 5,052 23.6% 24.0% −2%
BMW 5,705 24.7% 25.1% −2%
Suzuki 1,898 25.3% 30.5% −17%
Toyota 6,613 25.9% 29.3% −11%
MINI 2,275 26.0% 27.2% −4%
Jaguar 1,556 26.7% 28.2% −6%
Skoda 1,399 26.7% 25.9% +3%
Volkswagen 10,108 27.7% 31.7% −13%
Honda 3,956 28.4% 30.7% −8%
Hyundai 2,322 28.5% 28.0% +2%
MG 237 29.5% 35.0% −16%
Nissan 9,356 29.6% 31.3% −5%
SEAT 1,145 30.1% 31.1% −3%
Kia 2,837 30.1% 29.0% +4%
Mazda 1,814 30.3% 30.4% −0%
Volvo 1,777 30.3% 32.6% −7%
Mercedes-Benz 2,743 31.5% 29.1% +8%
DS 958 31.9% 32.4% −1%
Mitsubishi 1,004 32.1% 32.5% −1%
Subaru 127 32.3% 30.0% +8%
Chrysler 203 33.0% 42.4% −22%
FIAT 4,296 33.0% 33.7% −2%
Isuzu 104 34.6% 42.3% −18%
Ford 21,896 35.3% 33.5% +5%
Vauxhall 18,633 35.9% 36.2% −1%
Citroen 5,539 36.1% 37.6% −4%
Peugeot 7,696 36.4% 37.1% −2%
Alfa Romeo 305 37.0% 34.9% +6%
Renault 7,431 38.1% 43.2% −12%
Rover 316 43.0% 45.4% −5%
SAAB 249 43.4% 40.7% +7%
Chevrolet 488 45.9% 43.9% +4%

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