Porsche Cayenne MOT Results

Registered in 2012
83.8% pass rate
from 2,086 tests in 2020
(40% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Cayenne is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.81% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Individual direction indicators (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.096% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.096% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.096% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.048% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.048% fail on Horn
    • 0.048% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.048% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.048% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 2.7% fail on Visibility (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.096% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.096% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Springs
      • 2.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.096% fail on Suspension arms (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.048% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (59% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (50% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (51% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.19% fail on Brake discs and drums (76% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Brake discs (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.34% fail on Electronic parking brake (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.19% fail on Brake performance (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.048% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.048% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.048% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.096% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.048% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.048% fail on Pedal
    • 0.048% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.048% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.048% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.91% fail on Road Wheels (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.43% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.048% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.048% fail on Transmission
      • 0.048% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.048% fail on Joints
    • 0.048% fail on Body
      • 0.048% fail on Other body component
    • 0.048% fail on Undertray
  • 0.43% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.38% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust emissions (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.048% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.048% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.048% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.14% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Power steering
      • 0.096% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
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