On average, 34.5% of cars will fail their MoT test in Crewe, which puts the region below the national average of 35.0%. The most common failure causes are Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment, Suspension and Brakes, while 3.4% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2002 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 47.7%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Jeep, Rover and Renault. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are Porsche, Lotus and Bentley.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 15.7% 16.7% −6%
Suspension 11.9% 12.1% −1%
Brakes 8.6% 9.0% −4%
Tyres 7.7% 7.2% +8%
Driver's view of the road 6.0% 6.2% −4%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 3.4% 3.6% −6%
Steering 2.3% 2.3% +3%
Body, Structure and General Items 1.3% 1.1% +17%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.3% 1.6% −19%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2015 575 13.0% 13.2% −1%
2014 14,419 15.4% 14.3% +8%
2013 12,603 18.7% 16.9% +10%
2012 10,372 22.6% 20.9% +8%
2011 9,000 26.6% 24.6% +8%
2010 9,008 32.2% 29.2% +10%
2009 8,600 35.3% 32.8% +8%
2008 8,415 39.5% 37.0% +7%
2007 8,885 42.2% 39.6% +7%
2006 7,854 45.4% 42.2% +8%
2005 7,314 47.8% 45.0% +6%
2004 6,829 50.2% 47.4% +6%
2003 5,687 50.5% 48.6% +4%
2002 4,493 52.3% 49.6% +6%
2001 3,039 50.9% 49.6% +3%
2000 1,850 50.3% 49.2% +2%
1999 1,183 48.8% 48.8% −0%
1998 782 43.6% 46.8% −7%
1997 591 47.9% 45.5% +5%
1996 401 45.4% 44.2% +3%
1995 306 45.4% 42.3% +7%
1994 234 43.2% 41.0% +5%
1993 163 37.4% 40.5% −8%
1992 174 38.5% 39.1% −1%
1991 160 41.9% 38.9% +8%
1990 151 37.7% 37.1% +2%
1989 128 40.6% 35.2% +16%
1988 65 26.2% 35.0% −25%
1987 70 27.1% 34.4% −21%
1978 52 21.2% 29.0% −27%
1971 175 25.1% 24.9% +1%
1970 56 26.8% 23.8% +13%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 113 9.7% 13.2% −26%
Lotus 170 13.5% 20.4% −34%
Porsche 612 19.4% 19.3% +1%
MINI 934 21.6% 29.3% −26%
Audi 6,112 24.7% 25.5% −3%
Isuzu 205 24.9% 43.9% −43%
Skoda 2,346 24.9% 28.3% −12%
Lexus 318 26.1% 23.4% +11%
Triumph 118 26.3% 29.9% −12%
Hyundai 3,609 27.7% 29.4% −6%
BMW 5,012 28.2% 26.9% +5%
Honda 4,592 29.5% 31.1% −5%
Dacia 171 29.8% 20.3% +47%
SEAT 2,756 29.9% 32.6% −8%
Volkswagen 12,095 31.7% 33.1% −4%
Mazda 2,395 31.7% 32.2% −2%
Kia 2,482 31.8% 30.7% +3%
Suzuki 1,703 31.9% 32.4% −2%
Land Rover 3,808 33.1% 31.0% +7%
Mercedes-Benz 2,816 33.1% 30.4% +9%
Nissan 5,172 34.4% 33.3% +3%
Jaguar 1,192 34.7% 31.3% +11%
MG 518 34.7% 41.7% −17%
Alfa Romeo 443 34.8% 36.8% −5%
Subaru 238 35.3% 32.8% +8%
Ford 24,415 35.6% 35.2% +1%
Toyota 4,883 35.8% 30.1% +19%
Mitsubishi 1,695 36.5% 36.4% +0%
Volvo 1,912 36.9% 35.1% +5%
FIAT 3,729 38.2% 36.8% +4%
Peugeot 8,208 39.4% 40.4% −3%
Vauxhall 19,508 39.5% 39.0% +1%
Daihatsu 159 40.9% 36.1% +13%
SAAB 426 41.1% 40.6% +1%
Chevrolet 470 41.5% 40.5% +2%
Chrysler 190 42.1% 41.8% +1%
Citroen 5,486 43.4% 40.6% +7%
Jeep 168 43.5% 36.0% +21%
Rover 449 45.7% 47.0% −3%
Renault 5,737 50.7% 47.4% +7%
 

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