Porsche Panamera MOT Results

Registered in 2012
85.8% pass rate
from 579 tests in 2017
(32% 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 Panamera is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.69% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (62% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (36 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Headlamp levelling device (44 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (35 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Horn
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.17% fail on Front
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Wipers (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Washers
  • 0.86% fail on Brakes (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Hub components
      • 0.86% fail on Brake pads
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.69% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.17% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
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  • Porsche Panamera (2009 - 2017)
    A real feelgood super saloon. Stunning performance from most engines. Luxurious refinement but still great to drive. Practical with a large boot and masses of rear space.

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