Porsche Cayman MOT Results

Registered in 2005
73.4% pass rate
from 192 tests in 2020
(44% better than other 2005 cars)
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Cayman is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.52% fail on Stop lamp
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.52% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.52% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.52% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.52% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Springs
      • 3.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.1% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.52% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.52% fail on Washers
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.52% fail on Transmission
      • 0.52% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.52% fail on Joints
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.52% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.52% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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  • Porsche Cayman (2005 - 2013)
    Superbly balanced and agile with amazing grip. Relatively refined and comfortable enough for everyday use. Available with double-clutch PDK gearbox.

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