On average, 36.4% of cars will fail their MoT test in Sunderland, 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 3.5% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.
Cars registered in 2002 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 44.4%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are SAAB, Chevrolet and Renault. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are MINI, Porsche and Dacia.