On average, 33.4% of cars will fail their MoT test in Halifax, 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 3.2% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2001 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 51.2%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Rover, Jeep and Renault. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are MINI, Dacia and Porsche.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 16.8% 16.7% +0%
Suspension 12.2% 12.1% +1%
Brakes 9.8% 9.0% +9%
Tyres 6.4% 7.2% −10%
Driver's view of the road 6.3% 6.2% +2%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 3.2% 3.6% −11%
Steering 2.4% 2.3% +4%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.6% 1.6% −3%
Body, Structure and General Items 1.1% 1.1% −0%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2015 184 10.9% 13.2% −18%
2014 4,688 15.2% 14.3% +7%
2013 4,429 17.0% 16.9% +0%
2012 3,797 20.9% 20.9% −0%
2011 3,677 26.0% 24.6% +6%
2010 3,985 28.4% 29.2% −3%
2009 3,830 32.2% 32.8% −2%
2008 3,783 36.3% 37.0% −2%
2007 4,315 39.5% 39.6% −0%
2006 4,019 42.0% 42.2% −0%
2005 3,804 43.6% 45.0% −3%
2004 3,161 45.9% 47.4% −3%
2003 2,757 47.9% 48.6% −1%
2002 2,151 48.6% 49.6% −2%
2001 1,380 48.8% 49.6% −2%
2000 748 46.7% 49.2% −5%
1999 467 44.1% 48.8% −10%
1998 300 44.3% 46.8% −5%
1997 231 44.2% 45.5% −3%
1996 149 36.9% 44.2% −16%
1995 116 32.8% 42.3% −23%
1994 102 30.4% 41.0% −26%
1993 73 31.5% 40.5% −22%
1992 54 29.6% 39.1% −24%
1991 62 22.6% 38.9% −42%
1990 78 39.7% 37.1% +7%
1989 55 29.1% 35.2% −17%
1971 63 17.5% 24.9% −30%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Porsche 197 16.8% 19.3% −13%
Dacia 103 18.4% 20.3% −9%
MINI 165 21.8% 29.3% −26%
Audi 2,299 23.7% 25.5% −7%
Lexus 140 25.0% 23.4% +7%
BMW 1,504 25.9% 26.9% −3%
Land Rover 2,444 26.3% 31.0% −15%
Hyundai 1,397 26.6% 29.4% −10%
Subaru 222 27.9% 32.8% −15%
Volkswagen 6,351 29.2% 33.1% −12%
Skoda 1,138 29.3% 28.3% +3%
Nissan 3,399 29.6% 33.3% −11%
SEAT 934 30.5% 32.6% −6%
Honda 2,337 30.8% 31.1% −1%
Jaguar 435 31.0% 31.3% −1%
Mazda 919 32.6% 32.2% +1%
Kia 922 32.9% 30.7% +7%
Volvo 858 33.2% 35.1% −5%
MG 141 33.3% 41.7% −20%
Mercedes-Benz 1,166 33.9% 30.4% +11%
Suzuki 1,292 35.1% 32.4% +8%
Toyota 2,581 35.1% 30.1% +17%
FIAT 1,799 36.4% 36.8% −1%
SAAB 175 36.6% 40.6% −10%
Ford 8,469 37.0% 35.2% +5%
Peugeot 4,004 37.9% 40.4% −6%
Mitsubishi 709 38.1% 36.4% +5%
Chevrolet 227 38.3% 40.5% −5%
Citroen 2,582 39.4% 40.6% −3%
Alfa Romeo 170 40.0% 36.8% +9%
Vauxhall 7,465 40.2% 39.0% +3%
Rover 179 41.3% 47.0% −12%
Jeep 135 42.2% 36.0% +17%
Renault 2,557 48.4% 47.4% +2%
 

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