Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 1999
68.8% pass rate
from 1,245 tests in 2017
(36% 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.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (34% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps (34% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.080% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.080% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.080% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.080% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.1% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Individual lamps (83% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Fog lamp (78% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Battery
    • 0.080% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.080% fail on Switch
    • 0.080% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 9.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (21% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Cap
      • 0.080% fail on System
  • 7.7% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Drive shafts (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front drive shafts (96% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Constant velocity joints (96% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (83% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear (86% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (79% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.080% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.080% fail on Condition
    • 0.080% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.080% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.080% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.080% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes (57% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (37% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Components (35% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.24% fail on Hoses (87% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Leaks
      • 0.080% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (50% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Rear wheels (81% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Front wheels (90% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.080% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.080% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.40% fail on Hub components (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.080% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.080% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.24% fail on ABS (83% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (84% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.16% fail on Components (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Pipes (26 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Leaks
    • 0.080% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (43% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (40% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (45% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (47% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system (48% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.080% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.080% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.16% fail on Steering control
      • 0.080% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.080% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.080% fail on Operation
      • 0.080% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.080% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.64% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (88% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (70% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts (96% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.40% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (91% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.080% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.080% fail on Chassis
    • 0.080% fail on Body condition
    • 0.080% fail on Load security
      • 0.080% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment

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