On average, 26.4% of cars will fail their MoT test in Bromley, which puts the region below the national average of 35.0%. The most common failure causes are Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment, Suspension and Tyres, while 1.8% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2001 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 62.2%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Peugeot, Chevrolet and Rover. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are Audi, MINI and Porsche.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 13.9% 16.7% −17%
Suspension 6.2% 12.1% −48%
Tyres 5.5% 7.2% −23%
Driver's view of the road 5.2% 6.2% −15%
Brakes 4.1% 9.0% −55%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 1.8% 3.6% −51%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2016 77 10.4% 11.6% −10%
2015 471 15.7% 13.2% +19%
2014 8,921 14.5% 14.3% +2%
2013 7,963 15.2% 16.9% −10%
2012 6,685 18.6% 20.9% −11%
2011 6,275 20.2% 24.6% −18%
2010 6,376 24.1% 29.2% −17%
2009 6,240 24.7% 32.8% −25%
2008 6,145 29.4% 37.0% −21%
2007 6,368 30.2% 39.6% −24%
2006 5,842 31.4% 42.2% −26%
2005 5,291 35.2% 45.0% −22%
2004 4,918 35.5% 47.4% −25%
2003 4,111 36.8% 48.6% −24%
2002 3,329 37.4% 49.6% −25%
2001 2,601 37.8% 49.6% −24%
2000 1,625 35.8% 49.2% −27%
1999 1,265 37.8% 48.8% −23%
1998 882 33.0% 46.8% −30%
1997 539 36.0% 45.5% −21%
1996 359 34.0% 44.2% −23%
1995 237 33.3% 42.3% −21%
1994 204 30.9% 41.0% −25%
1993 133 32.3% 40.5% −20%
1992 102 29.4% 39.1% −25%
1991 125 30.4% 38.9% −22%
1990 105 25.7% 37.1% −31%
1989 95 22.1% 35.2% −37%
1988 68 23.5% 35.0% −33%
1987 51 31.4% 34.4% −9%
1971 81 21.0% 24.9% −16%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Porsche 550 15.8% 19.3% −18%
MINI 463 19.0% 29.3% −35%
Audi 4,153 19.7% 25.5% −23%
Lexus 440 20.2% 23.4% −14%
Honda 3,897 20.9% 31.1% −33%
Mazda 2,616 21.6% 32.2% −33%
Skoda 1,291 21.7% 28.3% −23%
Hyundai 1,779 22.1% 29.4% −25%
SEAT 901 22.5% 32.6% −31%
BMW 4,778 23.1% 26.9% −14%
Land Rover 1,577 23.5% 31.0% −24%
Suzuki 1,248 24.7% 32.4% −24%
Jaguar 838 24.8% 31.3% −21%
Dacia 272 25.0% 20.3% +23%
Mercedes-Benz 3,015 25.3% 30.4% −17%
Mitsubishi 761 26.3% 36.4% −28%
Nissan 6,000 26.6% 33.3% −20%
FIAT 1,742 27.3% 36.8% −26%
Volkswagen 8,987 27.6% 33.1% −17%
Subaru 148 27.7% 32.8% −15%
Jeep 125 28.0% 36.0% −22%
Toyota 6,077 28.1% 30.1% −7%
Ford 15,355 28.3% 35.2% −20%
Kia 1,845 28.6% 30.7% −7%
SAAB 371 28.6% 40.6% −30%
Vauxhall 10,643 28.7% 39.0% −26%
Volvo 1,821 29.4% 35.1% −16%
MG 172 29.7% 41.7% −29%
Alfa Romeo 199 33.2% 36.8% −10%
Renault 4,706 33.3% 47.4% −30%
Citroen 2,195 34.1% 40.6% −16%
Chrysler 170 34.1% 41.8% −18%
Peugeot 3,644 34.1% 40.4% −15%
Chevrolet 526 35.2% 40.5% −13%
Rover 291 36.4% 47.0% −23%
 

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