Porsche Cayman MOT Results

Registered in 2008
82.8% pass rate
from 988 tests in 2020
(62% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Cayman is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamps (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.40% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.10% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.51% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.81% fail on Mechanical brake components (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.10% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.10% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth (76% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Suspension (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers (63% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Springs (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Coil spring (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.10% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.3% fail on Visibility (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Wipers (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Washers (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust emissions (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Spark ignition (70% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Catalyst emissions (72% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.71% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Drag link end
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.30% fail on Body, chassis, structure (95% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 0.20% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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  • Porsche Cayman (2005 - 2013)
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