On average, 29.0% of cars will fail their MoT test in Slough, which puts the region below the national average of 35.0%. The most common failure causes are Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment, Suspension and Tyres, while 2.5% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2002 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 60.0%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Renault, Chevrolet and Daewoo. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are Ferrari, Dacia and Rolls-Royce.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 15.8% 16.7% −6%
Suspension 8.0% 12.1% −33%
Tyres 5.7% 7.2% −20%
Brakes 5.3% 9.0% −41%
Driver's view of the road 4.8% 6.2% −22%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 2.5% 3.6% −31%
Steering 1.4% 2.3% −39%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.3% 1.6% −21%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2016 130 7.7% 11.6% −34%
2015 607 9.6% 13.2% −28%
2014 11,264 12.8% 14.3% −11%
2013 10,958 15.3% 16.9% −10%
2012 10,031 18.1% 20.9% −14%
2011 9,575 21.8% 24.6% −12%
2010 10,022 24.9% 29.2% −15%
2009 9,787 27.9% 32.8% −15%
2008 10,594 30.3% 37.0% −18%
2007 12,093 33.0% 39.6% −17%
2006 11,306 34.6% 42.2% −18%
2005 10,466 37.0% 45.0% −18%
2004 9,640 37.9% 47.4% −20%
2003 8,354 39.1% 48.6% −20%
2002 6,842 40.0% 49.6% −19%
2001 4,988 39.4% 49.6% −21%
2000 3,293 38.9% 49.2% −21%
1999 2,139 37.4% 48.8% −23%
1998 1,466 36.9% 46.8% −21%
1997 1,049 33.6% 45.5% −26%
1996 642 34.9% 44.2% −21%
1995 453 35.1% 42.3% −17%
1994 350 30.6% 41.0% −25%
1993 246 31.7% 40.5% −22%
1992 226 25.2% 39.1% −35%
1991 214 31.8% 38.9% −18%
1990 210 23.3% 37.1% −37%
1989 173 22.5% 35.2% −36%
1988 114 30.7% 35.0% −12%
1987 79 25.3% 34.4% −26%
1986 89 23.6% 34.0% −31%
1985 56 19.6% 33.9% −42%
1983 55 23.6% 32.7% −28%
1971 210 22.4% 24.9% −10%
1970 81 13.6% 23.8% −43%
1969 78 24.4% 24.8% −2%
1968 87 17.2% 23.4% −26%
1967 78 10.3% 23.4% −56%
1966 65 15.4% 22.4% −31%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Rolls-Royce 125 8.8% 15.0% −41%
Dacia 154 9.1% 20.3% −55%
Ferrari 182 9.9% 11.4% −14%
Bentley 230 10.4% 13.2% −21%
Aston Martin 230 13.9% 14.2% −2%
Porsche 1,456 14.9% 19.3% −23%
MINI 1,350 15.0% 29.3% −49%
Triumph 119 16.8% 29.9% −44%
Subaru 348 20.4% 32.8% −38%
LTI 158 20.9% 37.1% −44%
Lotus 133 21.8% 20.4% +7%
smart 145 22.1% 30.4% −27%
Audi 9,019 22.8% 25.5% −11%
BMW 11,628 23.3% 26.9% −13%
Abarth 120 23.3% 25.3% −8%
Land Rover 3,860 23.6% 31.0% −24%
Lexus 827 24.1% 23.4% +3%
Jaguar 2,180 24.1% 31.3% −23%
Skoda 1,807 25.3% 28.3% −10%
Mazda 2,466 26.2% 32.2% −19%
Suzuki 1,238 26.6% 32.4% −18%
Honda 7,768 27.0% 31.1% −13%
Hyundai 2,420 27.1% 29.4% −8%
Jeep 335 27.2% 36.0% −25%
Kia 1,232 27.7% 30.7% −10%
Mercedes-Benz 7,169 28.3% 30.4% −7%
Volkswagen 18,941 28.5% 33.1% −14%
Nissan 6,948 28.7% 33.3% −14%
Mitsubishi 1,347 28.7% 36.4% −21%
FIAT 4,389 29.3% 36.8% −20%
Volvo 3,945 29.7% 35.1% −15%
Toyota 7,718 30.0% 30.1% −0%
MG 602 30.6% 41.7% −27%
Daihatsu 138 31.2% 36.1% −14%
Ford 23,218 31.4% 35.2% −11%
Alfa Romeo 916 32.0% 36.8% −13%
SEAT 1,627 32.0% 32.6% −2%
Citroen 4,722 32.3% 40.6% −20%
Chrysler 373 32.7% 41.8% −22%
SAAB 889 34.9% 40.6% −14%
Vauxhall 17,939 34.9% 39.0% −10%
Peugeot 6,345 35.6% 40.4% −12%
Rover 591 36.2% 47.0% −23%
Renault 5,706 37.2% 47.4% −22%
Chevrolet 494 38.7% 40.5% −5%
Daewoo 121 39.7% 55.6% −29%
 

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