Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 1997
69.1% pass rate
from 538 tests in 2017
(32% 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 Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.19% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.56% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.37% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.19% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Battery
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Component mounting (93% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (70% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Cap
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (61% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.3% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.56% fail on Hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (75% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear wheels (85% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Front wheels (88% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.93% fail on ABS
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (36% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (62% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (59% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.93% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (84% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.56% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts (92% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 1997 cars)
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.74% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (85% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Body condition (86% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment

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