Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2009
87.7% pass rate
from 927 tests in 2020
(68% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.65% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Position lamps (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Position lamp (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (53% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (64% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Mechanical brake components (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.22% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (86% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.54% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.22% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (88% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Wipers (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Washers (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.43% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Exhaust emissions (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Spark ignition (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Catch
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