Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 1998
67.8% pass rate
from 954 tests in 2017
(31% better than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.10% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.94% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.84% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.52% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.52% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Battery (83% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Cap
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Components (48% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes
        • 0.10% fail on Hoses
      • 0.42% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance (68% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (70% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.31% fail on Front wheels (91% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 0.94% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.63% fail on ABS
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 6.2% fail on Suspension (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (50% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (50% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.10% fail on Rear
    • 0.10% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.10% fail on Component mounting
  • 6.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (32% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Valve stem (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (52% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system (49% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
    • 0.10% fail on Body condition
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.84% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (85% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.52% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment

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