Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2011
89.1% pass rate
from 809 tests in 2020
(67% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (53% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (61% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamps (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Mechanical brake components (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.62% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.49% fail on Brake performance (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.25% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Springs
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.87% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.87% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.87% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.49% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.74% fail on Visibility (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Washers (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.62% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Body, chassis, structure (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
  • 0.25% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.25% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
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