Daihatsu Charade MOT Results

Registered in 2003
56.7% pass rate
from 631 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Daihatsu Charade is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 8.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (30 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (64% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Coil spring (77% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Mounting (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.63% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.48% fail on Axles
      • 0.48% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission
      • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Joints
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 3.2% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Hose (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on System
    • 0.79% fail on Body
      • 0.48% fail on Other body component
      • 0.16% fail on Body condition
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
    • 0.63% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.48% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (80% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.79% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.63% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Other leaks
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.79% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.48% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.16% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.48% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Other braking system component (27 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.16% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.79% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.32% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.32% fail on Horn
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Position lamps (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Position lamp (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type (74% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
  • 7.8% fail on Visibility
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.48% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.95% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
    • 0.16% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Track rod end (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
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