Porsche Cayman MOT Results

Registered in 2009
87.1% pass rate
from 737 tests in 2020
(67% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Cayman is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.54% fail on Position lamps (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Position lamp (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.41% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamps (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (69% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.95% fail on Mechanical brake components (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake linings and pads (89% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Brake pads (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Brake performance (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt (74% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.41% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.54% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Suspension arms (93% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 1.2% fail on Visibility (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Wipers (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Washers (85% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.81% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Exhaust emissions (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Spark ignition (68% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.54% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
  • 0.54% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.27% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Body, chassis, structure (93% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.14% fail on Transmission
      • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.14% fail on Joints
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