Porsche 944 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
72.6% pass rate
from 453 tests in 2020
(11% better than other 1989 cars)
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche 944 is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (8.4% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (5.8% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (4.7% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (14% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (14% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (11% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators (19% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type (19% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (8.8% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Side repeaters (38% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (34% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (26% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (15% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (42% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Horn (39% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Battery(ies) (41% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (63% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.22% fail on Switch
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (18% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (18% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (18% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (27% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (32% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (29% better than other 1989 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (27% better than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance (27% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (8.3% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (12% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Parking brake performance (34% better than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% better than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance (34% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (9.3% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Flexible brake hoses (97% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Mechanical brake components (63% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.22% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.22% fail on Cable
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.22% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.22% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.22% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.2% fail on Suspension (16% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (24% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (9.3% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover (22% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes (200% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage
    • 0.88% fail on Wheel bearings (43% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Sub-frames (8.8% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (76% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (5.4% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (3.1% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Spark ignition (8.8% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions (12% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested (41% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Catalyst emissions (5.0% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.66% fail on Fluid leaks (0.28% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Engine oil leaks (2.3% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (20% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (10% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (41% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on View to rear (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure (24% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (22% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Fuel system (11% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pipe (190% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Tank
    • 0.44% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
    • 0.44% fail on Doors (35% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Front passenger's door (90% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Undertray (25 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Chassis
      • 0.22% fail on Chassis condition
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (53% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Other components (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pump
    • 0.66% fail on Steering gear (46% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Operation (12 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack (58% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.22% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.22% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.22% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (17% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts (17% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (2.7% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
      • 0.22% fail on Requirements
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
  • 0.88% fail on Tyres (52% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Condition (54% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.22% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates

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