Porsche 911 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
85.3% pass rate
from 1,039 tests in 2020
(64% better than other 1996 cars)
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche 911 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.096% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.48% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Position lamp (74% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual direction indicators (72% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.096% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.096% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.096% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.096% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.096% fail on Horn
  • 2.6% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms (90% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.096% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (81% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission (50% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust system (95% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.096% fail on Hose
      • 0.096% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.096% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.096% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.096% fail on Body
      • 0.096% fail on Panel
    • 0.096% fail on Doors
      • 0.096% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.096% fail on Door condition
    • 0.096% fail on Seats
      • 0.096% fail on Driver's seat
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes (84% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Brake performance (87% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (90% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (89% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (91% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.096% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (84% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.096% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.096% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.096% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.096% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.096% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.48% fail on Mechanical brake components (77% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.096% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.096% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.096% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.38% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.38% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.096% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.096% fail on Lever
    • 0.096% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.096% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.096% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (81% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (80% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Catalyst emissions (82% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested (73% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.5% fail on Tyres (62% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.58% fail on Condition (68% better than other 1996 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (80% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (64% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Wipers (95% better than other 1996 cars)
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.48% fail on Steering (89% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Steering gear (70% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components (92% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.096% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.48% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (89% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (92% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.096% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.096% fail on Condition

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