Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2001
70.6% pass rate
from 2,324 tests in 2017
(41% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (31% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.043% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.086% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps (56% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (53% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (50% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Individual lamps (67% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.34% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.043% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Fog lamp (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Horn
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.086% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.086% fail on Lamp
      • 0.043% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.043% fail on Battery
    • 0.043% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (18 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front drive shafts (94% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Constant velocity joints (94% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front (84% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Front suspension joints (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.043% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.043% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 7.9% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (36% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Components (35% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses (88% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Leaks
      • 0.043% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Front wheels (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.043% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.043% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.43% fail on Brake pads (81% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on ABS (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.086% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.043% fail on Condition
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Cap
    • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested (72% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (35% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.086% fail on Windscreen (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.086% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (68% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.086% fail on Steering control
      • 0.086% fail on Steering lock (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.90% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (80% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (42% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.043% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.82% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 0.086% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (97% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Doors (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Drivers
      • 0.043% fail on Passengers front

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