Porsche Cayman MOT Results

Registered in 2007
80.9% pass rate
from 1,420 tests in 2020
(60% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Cayman is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Headlamps (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (9.5% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (9.3% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (7.1% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Switch
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (65% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps (16% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp (11% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.070% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.070% fail on Horn
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (11% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (60% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.85% fail on Parking brake performance (31% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt (34% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Parking brake performance (46% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.070% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.070% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance (86% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.070% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake discs and drums (43% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Brake discs (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake linings and pads (86% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Brake pads (88% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Pedal
    • 0.070% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.070% fail on Lever
    • 0.070% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.1% fail on Suspension (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (72% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Mounting
    • 0.92% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.070% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.63% fail on Shock absorbers (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.070% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.070% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition (50% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (35% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested (61% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.070% fail on Oxygen sensor
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Washers (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.070% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.070% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.070% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.070% fail on View to rear
      • 0.070% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Steering linkage components (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.49% fail on Steering gear (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Steering rack (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Power steering
      • 0.070% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Transmission (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Joints (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Undertray
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2007 cars)
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