Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 1999
68.1% pass rate
from 1,369 tests in 2020
(29% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (41% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment (77% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.073% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on Individual direction indicators (82% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.073% fail on Switch
    • 0.51% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.073% fail on Switch
    • 0.073% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.073% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.073% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 9.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (38% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.58% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Compression ignition (79% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.15% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.073% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.073% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Linkage
    • 2.3% fail on Springs
      • 2.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.3% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (56% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.73% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (90% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.073% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.073% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.073% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.88% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.80% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.66% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.073% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (51% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.80% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.37% fail on Brake linings and pads (79% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Brake pads (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.073% fail on Cable
        • 0.073% fail on Linkage
    • 0.51% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Anti-lock braking system (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.15% fail on Lever
    • 0.073% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.073% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.073% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.073% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.073% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.073% fail on Other components
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (48% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (41% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (51% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.073% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.073% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (35% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (50% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (77% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Joints (84% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure (90% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (90% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
    • 0.073% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.073% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (48% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.073% fail on Other components
    • 0.15% fail on Steering gear (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack (85% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.88% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (67% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Airbags
      • 0.073% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.73% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment

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