Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2006
82.4% pass rate
from 1,782 tests in 2017
(58% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Individual lamps (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.79% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.056% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Switch
  • 5.6% fail on Suspension (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Suspension arms (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.056% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.056% fail on Front
    • 0.056% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.056% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.056% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.056% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.9% fail on Brakes (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Components (50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Front wheels (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear wheels (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.45% fail on Hub components (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake pads (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on ABS
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Emissions (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Washers (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.056% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.056% fail on Other components
        • 0.056% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.056% fail on Power steering
      • 0.056% fail on Rams
    • 0.056% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.56% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
  • 0.056% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.056% fail on Doors
      • 0.056% fail on Drivers
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