On average, 36.5% of cars will fail their MoT test in Telford, 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 4.3% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2002 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 46.8%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are SAAB, Renault and Rover. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are Skoda, Porsche and Dacia.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 16.7% 16.7% −0%
Suspension 16.3% 12.1% +35%
Brakes 11.8% 9.0% +30%
Tyres 7.3% 7.2% +3%
Driver's view of the road 5.9% 6.2% −6%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 4.3% 3.6% +21%
Steering 3.1% 2.3% +36%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 2.3% 1.6% +39%
Body, Structure and General Items 1.1% 1.1% −0%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2015 222 14.0% 13.2% +6%
2014 6,349 12.9% 14.3% −10%
2013 5,656 16.5% 16.9% −2%
2012 5,253 21.4% 20.9% +2%
2011 4,977 24.9% 24.6% +1%
2010 5,221 29.9% 29.2% +2%
2009 5,336 34.0% 32.8% +4%
2008 5,620 38.8% 37.0% +5%
2007 6,588 42.8% 39.6% +8%
2006 5,851 45.2% 42.2% +7%
2005 5,600 46.7% 45.0% +4%
2004 5,170 51.4% 47.4% +9%
2003 4,354 51.2% 48.6% +5%
2002 3,555 53.2% 49.6% +7%
2001 2,372 53.0% 49.6% +7%
2000 1,451 51.6% 49.2% +5%
1999 957 49.3% 48.8% +1%
1998 572 52.1% 46.8% +11%
1997 410 49.0% 45.5% +8%
1996 272 44.5% 44.2% +1%
1995 200 42.0% 42.3% −1%
1994 141 44.0% 41.0% +7%
1993 128 46.1% 40.5% +14%
1992 96 28.1% 39.1% −28%
1991 91 45.1% 38.9% +16%
1990 77 31.2% 37.1% −16%
1989 76 27.6% 35.2% −21%
1988 50 36.0% 35.0% +3%
1971 106 20.8% 24.9% −17%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Dacia 129 15.5% 20.3% −23%
Porsche 200 17.0% 19.3% −12%
Skoda 2,011 23.2% 28.3% −18%
MINI 239 23.4% 29.3% −20%
Lexus 191 28.3% 23.4% +21%
Audi 2,749 29.2% 25.5% +14%
Suzuki 1,448 29.7% 32.4% −8%
Volkswagen 7,574 31.5% 33.1% −5%
BMW 2,558 31.7% 26.9% +18%
Alfa Romeo 280 31.8% 36.8% −14%
Hyundai 1,244 32.3% 29.4% +10%
Honda 3,095 32.7% 31.1% +5%
Toyota 3,550 33.0% 30.1% +10%
Land Rover 2,225 33.7% 31.0% +9%
Kia 1,797 34.9% 30.7% +14%
Mercedes-Benz 1,559 35.0% 30.4% +15%
Nissan 3,405 35.1% 33.3% +5%
Mazda 1,370 35.3% 32.2% +9%
Subaru 242 35.5% 32.8% +9%
Jeep 135 35.6% 36.0% −1%
Jaguar 823 35.6% 31.3% +14%
MG 338 36.4% 41.7% −13%
FIAT 3,146 36.5% 36.8% −1%
Volvo 1,297 37.4% 35.1% +7%
SEAT 878 38.0% 32.6% +17%
Ford 13,793 38.7% 35.2% +10%
Mitsubishi 1,102 39.4% 36.4% +8%
Peugeot 5,912 40.4% 40.4% +0%
Chrysler 171 40.9% 41.8% −2%
Isuzu 127 40.9% 43.9% −7%
Vauxhall 12,815 41.4% 39.0% +6%
Citroen 3,712 42.0% 40.6% +3%
Chevrolet 289 43.3% 40.5% +7%
SAAB 432 44.7% 40.6% +10%
Renault 4,510 49.1% 47.4% +4%
Rover 404 51.0% 47.0% +8%
 

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