Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2010
90.2% pass rate
from 841 tests in 2020
(71% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.9% fail on Tyres (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (65% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.71% fail on Mechanical brake components (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.71% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (78% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (53% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Headlamps (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.12% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
  • 1.9% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Springs (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Coil spring (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Wipers (70% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Washers (90% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.48% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Spark ignition (68% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.24% fail on Steering (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering linkage components (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.24% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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