MoT Data for York

York is a fairly average performer when it comes to MoT pass rates, although some key areas - namely suspension and brakes - have higher failure rates in YO areas than they do on average elsewhere in the UK.

The pass rate by year of registration table has a lot of red numbers in it indicating performance below the national average. Porsche, Lotus and Smart are the manufacturers with the highest pass rate, though Toyota is the best manufacturer with more than 1000 models tested. Rover, Talbot and Daewoo are at the bottom of the pile.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Suspension 12.2% 9.6% +28%
Brakes 10.1% 7.7% +32%
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 8.4% 11.9% −30%
Tyres 5.6% 5.8% −2%
Visibility 5.2% 5.3% −3%
Body, chassis, structure 4.3% 4.1% +4%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.3% 3.6% −7%
Steering 2.2% 1.9% +11%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.1% 1.3% −13%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 772 8.2% 9.6% −15%
2017 23,194 13.0% 10.0% +29%
2016 25,547 15.4% 14.9% +3%
2015 24,538 19.1% 18.1% +5%
2014 23,005 22.8% 21.5% +6%
2013 20,490 28.0% 25.3% +10%
2012 17,459 32.1% 28.7% +12%
2011 15,333 35.9% 31.8% +13%
2010 15,619 40.7% 35.5% +15%
2009 14,246 44.6% 37.8% +18%
2008 13,337 46.7% 40.6% +15%
2007 13,263 48.9% 41.9% +17%
2006 11,023 52.4% 43.7% +20%
2005 8,815 52.8% 45.0% +17%
2004 6,988 53.8% 46.2% +17%
2003 5,385 53.6% 46.1% +16%
2002 3,629 54.4% 46.2% +18%
2001 2,219 52.0% 45.3% +15%
2000 1,311 48.7% 43.9% +11%
1999 862 45.9% 42.3% +9%
1998 633 43.6% 40.1% +9%
1997 476 41.2% 38.6% +7%
1996 340 40.6% 37.6% +8%
1995 292 38.7% 36.0% +7%
1994 243 35.0% 35.1% −0%
1993 170 37.6% 35.3% +7%
1992 180 30.0% 34.3% −13%
1991 228 38.6% 33.9% +14%
1990 188 41.0% 32.2% +27%
1989 177 36.2% 31.3% +16%
1988 128 34.4% 30.7% +12%
1987 72 30.6% 30.6% −0%
1986 82 35.4% 29.8% +19%
1985 77 28.6% 29.6% −3%
1984 57 24.6% 27.9% −12%
1982 51 41.2% 29.2% +41%
1971 126 22.2% 20.2% +10%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 153 11.8% 10.6% +10%
Porsche 1,054 17.3% 14.8% +17%
Abarth 142 22.5% 20.4% +11%
BMW 12,151 23.7% 23.1% +3%
Audi 11,979 24.8% 22.0% +13%
Jeep 607 24.9% 25.9% −4%
Skoda 7,958 25.9% 23.8% +9%
Dacia 1,148 26.3% 24.0% +10%
MINI 7,152 27.1% 25.8% +5%
Hyundai 7,032 27.9% 26.4% +5%
Mazda 4,908 28.3% 28.6% −1%
SEAT 4,537 28.3% 28.0% +1%
Land Rover 10,364 29.3% 25.6% +14%
Jaguar 2,877 29.6% 25.0% +18%
Honda 7,575 29.6% 28.9% +2%
Lexus 485 30.5% 19.2% +59%
MG 593 31.0% 30.9% +0%
Toyota 12,081 31.5% 27.8% +13%
Volkswagen 24,079 31.9% 29.4% +9%
Kia 9,477 31.9% 27.0% +18%
Isuzu 1,144 32.4% 41.1% −21%
Suzuki 5,210 32.5% 28.2% +15%
Volvo 8,653 32.8% 29.8% +10%
Mercedes-Benz 6,546 33.7% 26.2% +29%
Subaru 618 34.3% 28.7% +20%
Nissan 11,918 34.9% 29.1% +20%
Ford 43,825 35.7% 31.6% +13%
smart 128 35.9% 31.3% +15%
FIAT 7,513 36.2% 32.0% +13%
DS 1,406 36.6% 33.8% +8%
SsangYong 201 36.8% 28.9% +27%
Alfa Romeo 649 36.8% 33.1% +11%
Vauxhall 31,963 38.9% 34.0% +15%
Peugeot 13,419 39.4% 34.8% +13%
Mitsubishi 3,488 39.5% 30.4% +30%
Daihatsu 235 41.7% 36.7% +14%
Citroen 11,172 42.2% 35.4% +19%
Renault 9,243 46.3% 39.6% +17%
Chrysler 215 47.0% 41.2% +14%
SAAB 802 49.8% 39.3% +27%
Rover 396 52.0% 43.1% +21%
Chevrolet 516 56.8% 45.0% +26%

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