Porsche 911 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
83.5% pass rate
from 727 tests in 2017
(64% better than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche 911 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (52% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.83% fail on Front lamps (77% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (64% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.28% fail on Horn
  • 3.0% fail on Suspension (84% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.83% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Front suspension joints (79% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (86% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (80% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear wheels (77% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Front wheels (91% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Components
        • 0.14% fail on Pipes
    • 0.14% fail on ABS
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres (67% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (52% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Condition (91% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (76% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (67% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (83% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions (78% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
  • 0.69% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (88% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts (91% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.28% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.41% fail on Steering (91% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (94% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers front

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