Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2002
68.9% pass rate
from 2,615 tests in 2020
(36% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (34% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.038% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.46% fail on Individual direction indicators (71% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.46% fail on Horn
      • 0.076% fail on Battery(ies) (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.34% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.15% fail on Main beam tell-tale (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.5% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (40% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage ball joints (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.5% fail on Springs
      • 2.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.076% fail on Macpherson strut (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 6.8% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (85% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt (69% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.038% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.038% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (87% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (92% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake linings and pads (93% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Brake pads (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.038% fail on Cable
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.15% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (89% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-lock braking system (87% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Pedal
      • 0.038% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.076% fail on Flexible brake hoses (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.076% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (22% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (32% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Compression ignition (93% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.038% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.076% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.076% fail on Undertray
  • 5.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Transmission
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Joints
        • 0.038% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.038% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.038% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.038% fail on Joints
    • 0.99% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.99% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.076% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.038% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.038% fail on Doors
      • 0.038% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.038% fail on Door condition
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (42% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.038% fail on Steering play
      • 0.038% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.92% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (54% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Seat belts (97% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Requirements
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 0.076% fail on Airbags
      • 0.076% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Condition

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