On average, 36.2% of cars will fail their MoT test in Lincoln, 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 4.2% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 1999 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 41.4%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Rover, SAAB and Renault. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are Porsche, Dacia and MINI.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 16.4% 16.7% −2%
Suspension 14.4% 12.1% +19%
Brakes 11.3% 9.0% +26%
Tyres 6.6% 7.2% −8%
Driver's view of the road 5.8% 6.2% −6%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 4.2% 3.6% +16%
Steering 2.8% 2.3% +22%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.9% 1.6% +17%
Body, Structure and General Items 1.1% 1.1% −4%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2016 56 12.5% 11.6% +8%
2015 475 10.1% 13.2% −23%
2014 11,580 11.7% 14.3% −18%
2013 10,446 14.0% 16.9% −17%
2012 8,988 19.0% 20.9% −9%
2011 8,308 23.5% 24.6% −4%
2010 8,415 28.5% 29.2% −3%
2009 8,177 34.2% 32.8% +4%
2008 8,580 39.9% 37.0% +8%
2007 8,982 43.7% 39.6% +10%
2006 8,388 47.9% 42.2% +14%
2005 7,819 51.8% 45.0% +15%
2004 7,378 54.8% 47.4% +16%
2003 6,274 56.7% 48.6% +17%
2002 5,112 58.2% 49.6% +17%
2001 3,403 58.1% 49.6% +17%
2000 2,101 54.6% 49.2% +11%
1999 1,252 58.6% 48.8% +20%
1998 863 51.1% 46.8% +9%
1997 578 51.4% 45.5% +13%
1996 351 53.6% 44.2% +21%
1995 273 45.4% 42.3% +7%
1994 229 48.5% 41.0% +18%
1993 170 47.6% 40.5% +18%
1992 156 41.0% 39.1% +5%
1991 198 44.9% 38.9% +16%
1990 124 37.1% 37.1% −0%
1989 149 38.3% 35.2% +9%
1988 84 31.0% 35.0% −12%
1987 79 36.7% 34.4% +7%
1986 59 45.8% 34.0% +35%
1973 54 29.6% 25.8% +15%
1971 201 33.8% 24.9% +36%
1970 65 24.6% 23.8% +3%
1969 50 20.0% 24.8% −19%
1968 73 17.8% 23.4% −24%
1967 56 30.4% 23.4% +30%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
MINI 714 17.2% 29.3% −41%
Dacia 208 17.3% 20.3% −15%
Porsche 426 20.2% 19.3% +5%
Lexus 581 24.1% 23.4% +3%
Audi 5,827 24.4% 25.5% −5%
Triumph 133 24.8% 29.9% −17%
smart 103 26.2% 30.4% −14%
Skoda 3,518 27.6% 28.3% −2%
Hyundai 2,347 28.3% 29.4% −4%
BMW 4,722 29.4% 26.9% +9%
SsangYong 133 30.1% 40.4% −26%
Honda 4,221 30.3% 31.1% −3%
Kia 2,453 30.9% 30.7% +1%
Mazda 2,186 31.4% 32.2% −3%
Perodua 126 31.7% 30.4% +4%
Volvo 2,751 32.6% 35.1% −7%
Jaguar 1,521 32.9% 31.3% +5%
SEAT 2,050 32.9% 32.6% +1%
Toyota 5,005 33.8% 30.1% +12%
Land Rover 4,521 34.3% 31.0% +11%
Volkswagen 9,575 35.7% 33.1% +8%
Mercedes-Benz 2,753 35.7% 30.4% +17%
Nissan 5,200 35.9% 33.3% +8%
Daihatsu 203 36.5% 36.1% +1%
Jeep 201 36.8% 36.0% +2%
Suzuki 1,864 37.4% 32.4% +16%
Subaru 349 38.1% 32.8% +16%
Chevrolet 580 38.8% 40.5% −4%
MG 662 40.0% 41.7% −4%
FIAT 3,706 40.3% 36.8% +9%
Mitsubishi 1,322 40.5% 36.4% +11%
Vauxhall 20,982 40.5% 39.0% +4%
Ford 20,281 40.6% 35.2% +15%
Isuzu 350 42.3% 43.9% −4%
Alfa Romeo 398 42.5% 36.8% +15%
Citroen 6,736 42.8% 40.6% +5%
Peugeot 8,548 44.0% 40.4% +9%
Chrysler 187 48.7% 41.8% +16%
Rover 576 49.8% 47.0% +6%
SAAB 637 50.9% 40.6% +25%
Renault 6,171 51.2% 47.4% +8%
 

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