On average, 26.6% of cars will fail their MoT test in Ilford, which puts the region below the national average of 35.0%. The most common failure causes are Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment, Tyres and Suspension, while 1.7% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2001 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 61.2%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Vauxhall, Peugeot and Renault. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are BMW, Porsche and MINI.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 14.7% 16.7% −12%
Tyres 5.8% 7.2% −18%
Suspension 5.6% 12.1% −54%
Driver's view of the road 5.1% 6.2% −18%
Brakes 4.1% 9.0% −55%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 1.7% 3.6% −52%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2016 406 17.5% 11.6% +51%
2015 872 16.3% 13.2% +23%
2014 7,564 12.2% 14.3% −15%
2013 7,219 13.5% 16.9% −20%
2012 6,922 17.7% 20.9% −15%
2011 6,269 20.4% 24.6% −17%
2010 6,365 23.7% 29.2% −19%
2009 6,424 25.0% 32.8% −24%
2008 6,673 28.2% 37.0% −24%
2007 7,573 31.1% 39.6% −22%
2006 6,894 31.6% 42.2% −25%
2005 6,567 34.9% 45.0% −22%
2004 5,740 34.8% 47.4% −27%
2003 4,977 35.3% 48.6% −27%
2002 3,938 38.5% 49.6% −22%
2001 2,860 38.8% 49.6% −22%
2000 1,815 37.8% 49.2% −23%
1999 1,191 36.6% 48.8% −25%
1998 745 36.2% 46.8% −23%
1997 500 31.4% 45.5% −31%
1996 312 34.0% 44.2% −23%
1995 214 34.1% 42.3% −19%
1994 145 25.5% 41.0% −38%
1993 119 26.9% 40.5% −34%
1992 108 28.7% 39.1% −27%
1991 115 18.3% 38.9% −53%
1990 111 21.6% 37.1% −42%
1989 82 18.3% 35.2% −48%
1988 57 19.3% 35.0% −45%
1971 58 15.5% 24.9% −38%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
MINI 563 10.7% 29.3% −64%
Porsche 438 17.8% 19.3% −8%
BMW 7,916 20.1% 26.9% −25%
LTI 537 20.5% 37.1% −45%
Audi 3,774 21.1% 25.5% −17%
smart 264 21.6% 30.4% −29%
Subaru 268 21.6% 32.8% −34%
Lexus 1,860 22.0% 23.4% −6%
Land Rover 1,712 22.3% 31.0% −28%
Alfa Romeo 168 23.8% 36.8% −35%
Volvo 1,185 24.2% 35.1% −31%
Skoda 839 24.8% 28.3% −12%
Jeep 132 25.0% 36.0% −31%
FIAT 2,425 25.2% 36.8% −32%
Jaguar 1,112 25.7% 31.3% −18%
SEAT 505 26.1% 32.6% −20%
Toyota 10,345 26.2% 30.1% −13%
Volkswagen 10,028 26.2% 33.1% −21%
Hyundai 1,026 26.3% 29.4% −11%
Mercedes-Benz 6,156 26.4% 30.4% −13%
Nissan 5,592 26.7% 33.3% −20%
Ford 19,509 27.8% 35.2% −21%
Daihatsu 170 28.2% 36.1% −22%
Mazda 1,029 28.4% 32.2% −12%
MG 137 28.5% 41.7% −32%
Mitsubishi 531 28.8% 36.4% −21%
Chrysler 222 29.3% 41.8% −30%
Honda 3,654 29.9% 31.1% −4%
Kia 691 30.2% 30.7% −2%
Suzuki 578 30.3% 32.4% −7%
Chevrolet 392 30.4% 40.5% −25%
Rover 158 31.6% 47.0% −33%
SAAB 411 31.9% 40.6% −22%
Citroen 1,891 32.9% 40.6% −19%
Vauxhall 9,057 33.0% 39.0% −15%
Peugeot 3,354 33.1% 40.4% −18%
Renault 2,956 37.8% 47.4% −20%
 

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