Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2007
86.1% pass rate
from 1,506 tests in 2017
(65% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Valve stem (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plate lamp (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Position lamps (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front lamps (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear lamps (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamps (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.066% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
  • 2.5% fail on Brakes (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear wheels (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front wheels (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.066% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.93% fail on Hub components (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.40% fail on Brake pads (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.66% fail on Hydraulic systems (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Components (73% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Pipes (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.066% fail on Leaks
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Location
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.066% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.066% fail on Drive shafts
  • 1.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Washers (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.00% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Steering system (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.066% fail on Rams
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
  • 0.80% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.73% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Cap
    • 0.066% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
  • 0.20% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.066% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.066% fail on Load security
      • 0.066% fail on Bootlid
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