On average, 38.9% of cars will fail their MoT test in Llandrindod Wells, 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 4.4% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2001 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 43.0%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Renault, Subaru and Rover. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are Land Rover, Audi and BMW.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 18.3% 16.7% +9%
Suspension 14.4% 12.1% +20%
Brakes 12.9% 9.0% +43%
Tyres 7.6% 7.2% +6%
Driver's view of the road 6.0% 6.2% −3%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 4.4% 3.6% +24%
Steering 3.4% 2.3% +49%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 2.2% 1.6% +33%
Body, Structure and General Items 1.7% 1.1% +54%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2014 1,334 13.7% 14.3% −4%
2013 1,299 13.7% 16.9% −19%
2012 1,196 19.8% 20.9% −5%
2011 1,091 25.3% 24.6% +3%
2010 1,252 29.8% 29.2% +2%
2009 1,230 35.8% 32.8% +9%
2008 1,336 41.9% 37.0% +13%
2007 1,447 45.3% 39.6% +15%
2006 1,350 45.2% 42.2% +7%
2005 1,230 52.6% 45.0% +17%
2004 1,165 54.4% 47.4% +15%
2003 1,050 55.6% 48.6% +15%
2002 882 55.9% 49.6% +13%
2001 646 57.0% 49.6% +15%
2000 397 56.4% 49.2% +15%
1999 277 50.5% 48.8% +4%
1998 232 56.9% 46.8% +21%
1997 172 48.8% 45.5% +7%
1996 95 46.3% 44.2% +5%
1995 69 47.8% 42.3% +13%
1994 79 41.8% 41.0% +2%
1993 58 51.7% 40.5% +28%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
BMW 407 29.2% 26.9% +9%
Audi 583 29.8% 25.5% +17%
Land Rover 1,531 30.2% 31.0% −3%
MG 107 31.8% 41.7% −24%
Skoda 424 31.8% 28.3% +13%
Suzuki 832 34.4% 32.4% +6%
Honda 443 35.0% 31.1% +12%
Toyota 1,382 36.1% 30.1% +20%
Mazda 303 38.3% 32.2% +19%
Volkswagen 1,688 39.0% 33.1% +18%
Ford 4,158 39.1% 35.2% +11%
Volvo 333 41.1% 35.1% +17%
Jaguar 123 41.5% 31.3% +32%
Hyundai 262 42.0% 29.4% +43%
Mitsubishi 580 42.2% 36.4% +16%
Nissan 705 42.3% 33.3% +27%
Vauxhall 2,304 42.6% 39.0% +9%
SEAT 161 42.9% 32.6% +31%
Mercedes-Benz 267 43.1% 30.4% +42%
Isuzu 231 43.3% 43.9% −1%
FIAT 426 44.1% 36.8% +20%
Citroen 785 44.7% 40.6% +10%
Daihatsu 104 45.2% 36.1% +25%
Kia 208 47.1% 30.7% +53%
Peugeot 1,204 48.1% 40.4% +19%
Renault 1,413 49.9% 47.4% +5%
Subaru 124 51.6% 32.8% +58%
Rover 150 54.7% 47.0% +16%
 

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