On average, 32.7% of cars will fail their MoT test in Stockport, which puts the region below the national average of 35.0%. The most common failure causes are Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment, Suspension and Brakes, while 3.4% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2002 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 49.5%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Renault, Dodge and Daewoo. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are MINI, Aston Martin and Ferrari.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 15.3% 16.7% −8%
Suspension 11.7% 12.1% −3%
Brakes 8.5% 9.0% −6%
Tyres 6.8% 7.2% −6%
Driver's view of the road 6.1% 6.2% −1%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 3.4% 3.6% −6%
Steering 2.1% 2.3% −8%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.6% 1.6% −3%
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
2015 962 11.2% 13.2% −15%
2014 24,095 13.8% 14.3% −4%
2013 20,207 16.7% 16.9% −2%
2012 17,210 20.1% 20.9% −4%
2011 15,697 24.1% 24.6% −2%
2010 15,872 29.1% 29.2% −0%
2009 15,495 33.0% 32.8% +1%
2008 15,138 37.5% 37.0% +1%
2007 16,519 40.3% 39.6% +2%
2006 14,432 42.9% 42.2% +2%
2005 13,047 45.4% 45.0% +1%
2004 11,724 47.7% 47.4% +1%
2003 9,764 49.6% 48.6% +2%
2002 7,536 50.5% 49.6% +2%
2001 5,103 49.5% 49.6% −0%
2000 3,099 48.1% 49.2% −2%
1999 2,126 47.5% 48.8% −3%
1998 1,397 46.7% 46.8% −0%
1997 1,048 42.7% 45.5% −6%
1996 635 46.9% 44.2% +6%
1995 486 42.0% 42.3% −1%
1994 341 44.6% 41.0% +9%
1993 268 43.7% 40.5% +8%
1992 249 38.6% 39.1% −1%
1991 270 38.9% 38.9% +0%
1990 221 33.9% 37.1% −9%
1989 200 36.5% 35.2% +4%
1988 117 39.3% 35.0% +12%
1987 89 37.1% 34.4% +8%
1986 89 31.5% 34.0% −8%
1985 57 43.9% 33.9% +29%
1984 52 30.8% 32.7% −6%
1983 53 39.6% 32.7% +21%
1971 225 25.3% 24.9% +2%
1970 63 9.5% 23.8% −60%
1968 73 21.9% 23.4% −6%
1967 60 23.3% 23.4% −0%
1966 54 24.1% 22.4% +7%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Ferrari 265 6.0% 11.4% −47%
Aston Martin 439 10.9% 14.2% −23%
MINI 1,459 17.1% 29.3% −42%
Porsche 1,358 17.9% 19.3% −7%
Bentley 121 19.0% 13.2% +44%
Triumph 162 19.8% 29.9% −34%
Lexus 1,420 20.6% 23.4% −12%
Audi 11,888 22.7% 25.5% −11%
Kia 6,555 24.6% 30.7% −20%
Skoda 3,777 26.4% 28.3% −7%
BMW 10,397 27.1% 26.9% +1%
Toyota 15,633 28.5% 30.1% −5%
Honda 9,127 29.0% 31.1% −7%
Mazda 5,453 29.6% 32.2% −8%
Hyundai 4,785 29.9% 29.4% +2%
Jaguar 2,599 30.6% 31.3% −2%
SEAT 3,305 31.3% 32.6% −4%
Mercedes-Benz 6,070 31.5% 30.4% +4%
Volkswagen 22,366 31.9% 33.1% −4%
Land Rover 6,741 32.5% 31.0% +5%
Nissan 9,697 33.1% 33.3% −1%
Suzuki 2,387 33.3% 32.4% +3%
Daihatsu 299 33.8% 36.1% −7%
smart 123 34.1% 30.4% +12%
Isuzu 193 34.2% 43.9% −22%
Jeep 333 35.1% 36.0% −2%
Dacia 303 35.3% 20.3% +74%
Ford 37,527 35.9% 35.2% +2%
Alfa Romeo 580 36.6% 36.8% −1%
Volvo 2,783 37.7% 35.1% +7%
Peugeot 13,865 38.1% 40.4% −5%
FIAT 7,331 38.4% 36.8% +4%
Subaru 657 38.5% 32.8% +18%
Mitsubishi 1,882 38.6% 36.4% +6%
Chevrolet 617 39.4% 40.5% −3%
MG 627 39.4% 41.7% −6%
SAAB 1,094 42.2% 40.6% +4%
Vauxhall 20,731 43.1% 39.0% +11%
Citroen 7,872 43.2% 40.6% +6%
Rover 801 46.1% 47.0% −2%
Chrysler 284 46.5% 41.8% +11%
Renault 9,260 47.5% 47.4% +0%
Dodge 103 49.5% 42.4% +17%
Daewoo 112 56.3% 55.6% +1%
 

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