On average, 39.8% of cars will fail their MoT test in Hull, which puts the region above the national average of 35.0%. The most common failure causes are Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment, Suspension and Brakes, while 4.8% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2001 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 36.3%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Citroen, Renault and Rover. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are Dacia, MINI and Lexus.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 18.1% 16.7% +8%
Suspension 17.3% 12.1% +43%
Brakes 14.4% 9.0% +60%
Tyres 7.6% 7.2% +6%
Driver's view of the road 7.5% 6.2% +22%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 4.8% 3.6% +33%
Steering 3.6% 2.3% +57%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.9% 1.6% +19%
Body, Structure and General Items 1.7% 1.1% +47%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2015 715 8.8% 13.2% −33%
2014 16,030 13.0% 14.3% −9%
2013 13,854 17.0% 16.9% +1%
2012 11,140 23.4% 20.9% +12%
2011 10,122 27.3% 24.6% +11%
2010 10,247 33.5% 29.2% +15%
2009 9,464 39.7% 32.8% +21%
2008 9,927 45.5% 37.0% +23%
2007 11,222 49.4% 39.6% +25%
2006 10,402 53.6% 42.2% +27%
2005 9,524 58.4% 45.0% +30%
2004 8,584 60.9% 47.4% +29%
2003 7,313 61.6% 48.6% +27%
2002 5,628 63.3% 49.6% +28%
2001 3,556 63.7% 49.6% +28%
2000 1,978 62.3% 49.2% +27%
1999 1,111 58.0% 48.8% +19%
1998 692 57.4% 46.8% +23%
1997 458 54.1% 45.5% +19%
1996 295 52.9% 44.2% +20%
1995 189 48.1% 42.3% +14%
1994 177 42.4% 41.0% +3%
1993 140 51.4% 40.5% +27%
1992 134 50.0% 39.1% +28%
1991 128 52.3% 38.9% +35%
1990 116 37.1% 37.1% −0%
1989 80 37.5% 35.2% +7%
1988 56 39.3% 35.0% +12%
1971 125 31.2% 24.9% +25%
1968 53 30.2% 23.4% +29%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lexus 855 18.0% 23.4% −23%
MINI 835 18.1% 29.3% −38%
Dacia 265 18.9% 20.3% −7%
Porsche 304 25.7% 19.3% +33%
Audi 6,076 27.1% 25.5% +6%
Skoda 2,650 28.3% 28.3% +0%
Hyundai 3,977 29.7% 29.4% +1%
BMW 5,485 30.5% 26.9% +14%
Isuzu 199 30.7% 43.9% −30%
SsangYong 166 32.5% 40.4% −20%
Daihatsu 251 32.7% 36.1% −10%
Toyota 5,918 33.3% 30.1% +11%
Land Rover 3,529 33.3% 31.0% +7%
SEAT 2,597 33.4% 32.6% +3%
Subaru 306 34.0% 32.8% +4%
Kia 2,465 34.6% 30.7% +13%
Honda 4,232 34.9% 31.1% +12%
Nissan 7,890 36.7% 33.3% +10%
Alfa Romeo 391 36.8% 36.8% +0%
Volkswagen 10,369 36.9% 33.1% +11%
Jaguar 1,568 37.2% 31.3% +19%
Volvo 2,767 38.5% 35.1% +10%
Mazda 2,094 38.8% 32.2% +20%
Mitsubishi 2,277 38.9% 36.4% +7%
Jeep 228 40.4% 36.0% +12%
Suzuki 2,143 41.0% 32.4% +27%
MG 575 41.7% 41.7% +0%
Mercedes-Benz 3,848 42.4% 30.4% +39%
Chrysler 368 42.4% 41.8% +1%
Ford 25,444 43.3% 35.2% +23%
Proton 217 43.3% 45.0% −4%
SAAB 693 44.0% 40.6% +8%
Chevrolet 991 44.2% 40.5% +9%
FIAT 5,158 44.7% 36.8% +21%
Peugeot 8,303 46.3% 40.4% +15%
Vauxhall 25,466 46.5% 39.0% +19%
Citroen 8,677 47.7% 40.6% +18%
Renault 8,414 57.3% 47.4% +21%
Rover 583 59.0% 47.0% +25%
 

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