On average, 33.2% of cars will fail their MoT test in Doncaster, 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 3.7% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2000 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 49.0%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Rover, Renault and Daewoo. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are Porsche, Triumph and MINI.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 15.1% 16.7% −10%
Suspension 13.0% 12.1% +8%
Brakes 10.3% 9.0% +14%
Tyres 6.4% 7.2% −11%
Driver's view of the road 5.6% 6.2% −10%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 3.7% 3.6% +3%
Steering 2.6% 2.3% +15%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.7% 1.6% +4%
Body, Structure and General Items 1.1% 1.1% −6%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2016 54 20.4% 11.6% +76%
2015 1,060 9.4% 13.2% −29%
2014 24,984 12.3% 14.3% −14%
2013 22,306 14.3% 16.9% −15%
2012 19,669 19.5% 20.9% −7%
2011 18,663 22.4% 24.6% −9%
2010 19,079 27.5% 29.2% −6%
2009 17,995 31.1% 32.8% −5%
2008 19,461 37.0% 37.0% +0%
2007 21,765 39.2% 39.6% −1%
2006 20,279 42.5% 42.2% +1%
2005 18,940 45.3% 45.0% +1%
2004 16,774 48.7% 47.4% +3%
2003 14,370 49.6% 48.6% +2%
2002 11,193 50.4% 49.6% +2%
2001 7,011 50.6% 49.6% +2%
2000 3,887 51.0% 49.2% +4%
1999 2,452 48.3% 48.8% −1%
1998 1,532 44.4% 46.8% −5%
1997 1,066 44.6% 45.5% −2%
1996 689 41.9% 44.2% −5%
1995 504 40.1% 42.3% −5%
1994 397 39.0% 41.0% −5%
1993 330 39.7% 40.5% −2%
1992 263 33.8% 39.1% −13%
1991 300 41.7% 38.9% +7%
1990 239 39.7% 37.1% +7%
1989 203 32.5% 35.2% −8%
1988 129 24.0% 35.0% −31%
1987 102 36.3% 34.4% +6%
1986 88 35.2% 34.0% +4%
1985 74 32.4% 33.9% −4%
1984 60 28.3% 32.7% −13%
1980 52 21.2% 29.2% −27%
1979 59 15.3% 28.7% −47%
1978 51 29.4% 29.0% +1%
1972 60 20.0% 24.3% −18%
1971 293 21.8% 24.9% −12%
1970 75 20.0% 23.8% −16%
1969 78 20.5% 24.8% −17%
1968 63 22.2% 23.4% −5%
1967 71 26.8% 23.4% +14%
1966 65 23.1% 22.4% +3%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
MINI 1,310 13.4% 29.3% −54%
Triumph 191 18.3% 29.9% −39%
Porsche 737 19.8% 19.3% +3%
Dacia 417 20.1% 20.3% −1%
Lexus 868 21.0% 23.4% −10%
Audi 11,901 22.9% 25.5% −10%
smart 127 23.6% 30.4% −22%
BMW 10,444 24.4% 26.9% −9%
Skoda 4,503 26.5% 28.3% −6%
Hyundai 5,934 27.1% 29.4% −8%
Toyota 14,626 27.4% 30.1% −9%
Honda 9,820 27.9% 31.1% −10%
Land Rover 6,811 28.5% 31.0% −8%
Jaguar 2,995 28.9% 31.3% −8%
Kia 7,804 29.4% 30.7% −4%
Volkswagen 22,695 29.5% 33.1% −11%
SEAT 5,794 29.8% 32.6% −8%
Mazda 5,266 30.1% 32.2% −7%
Volvo 5,618 31.2% 35.1% −11%
Isuzu 395 31.9% 43.9% −27%
Suzuki 3,874 32.2% 32.4% −1%
Subaru 486 32.7% 32.8% −0%
Dodge 149 32.9% 42.4% −22%
Nissan 11,414 33.0% 33.3% −1%
Alfa Romeo 760 33.8% 36.8% −8%
Mercedes-Benz 7,603 34.0% 30.4% +12%
Jeep 432 34.0% 36.0% −6%
Mitsubishi 3,347 34.5% 36.4% −5%
FIAT 9,168 36.0% 36.8% −2%
Ford 47,955 36.1% 35.2% +3%
Chevrolet 1,590 36.2% 40.5% −11%
SsangYong 137 36.5% 40.4% −10%
Daihatsu 327 37.9% 36.1% +5%
MG 1,038 38.7% 41.7% −7%
Peugeot 18,332 39.1% 40.4% −3%
Vauxhall 42,317 40.1% 39.0% +3%
SAAB 1,410 40.2% 40.6% −1%
Morgan 106 40.6% 18.5% +119%
Citroen 14,727 40.6% 40.6% +0%
Chrysler 439 41.7% 41.8% −0%
Proton 158 45.6% 45.0% +1%
Rover 1,130 47.0% 47.0% −0%
Renault 14,532 47.9% 47.4% +1%
Daewoo 165 55.8% 55.6% +0%
 

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