Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2008
85.8% pass rate
from 1,001 tests in 2017
(62% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (67% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Front lamps (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.100% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.50% fail on Headlamps (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate lamp (94% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.30% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Washers (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.100% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Brake performance (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Rear wheels (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.60% fail on Components
        • 0.60% fail on Pipes
    • 0.60% fail on Hub components (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake pads (92% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.100% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.100% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Cap
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.80% fail on Steering
    • 0.70% fail on Steering system
      • 0.40% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.100% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.100% fail on Power steering
      • 0.100% fail on Operation
  • 0.40% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition
  • 0.100% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.100% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.100% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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