Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2004
74.2% pass rate
from 2,026 tests in 2017
(46% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.049% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (52% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.099% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on Individual lamps (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Fog lamp (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.049% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 0.049% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Components (36% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.049% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.54% fail on Leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front wheels (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.099% fail on Brake imbalance (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.049% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake pads (92% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on ABS (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.049% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.049% fail on Cable
    • 0.049% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.2% fail on Suspension (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.049% fail on Location
    • 0.89% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Suspension arms (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Front
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.049% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (44% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Valve stem (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Size/type
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Cap (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Washers (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.099% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.94% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Steering system (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.39% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.099% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (94% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Doors
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers
    • 0.049% fail on Load security
      • 0.049% fail on Access panel
  • 0.049% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.049% fail on Attachment

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