On average, 30.1% of cars will fail their MoT test in Twickenham, 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 1993 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 56.9%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Rover, Renault and Daewoo. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are MINI, Ferrari and Bentley.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 17.0% 16.7% +2%
Suspension 7.3% 12.1% −40%
Tyres 6.6% 7.2% −8%
Driver's view of the road 5.7% 6.2% −7%
Brakes 5.2% 9.0% −42%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 2.5% 3.6% −31%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.2% 1.6% −25%
Steering 1.2% 2.3% −47%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2016 366 12.8% 11.6% +11%
2015 929 15.1% 13.2% +14%
2014 12,929 14.3% 14.3% +0%
2013 12,022 15.7% 16.9% −7%
2012 11,444 18.6% 20.9% −11%
2011 10,642 22.4% 24.6% −9%
2010 11,297 26.4% 29.2% −10%
2009 10,937 27.6% 32.8% −16%
2008 11,848 30.7% 37.0% −17%
2007 13,230 34.1% 39.6% −14%
2006 11,845 36.2% 42.2% −14%
2005 11,224 39.1% 45.0% −13%
2004 10,495 40.6% 47.4% −14%
2003 9,066 40.3% 48.6% −17%
2002 7,634 41.0% 49.6% −17%
2001 5,801 41.3% 49.6% −17%
2000 3,997 42.0% 49.2% −15%
1999 2,705 40.5% 48.8% −17%
1998 1,780 40.2% 46.8% −14%
1997 1,195 38.7% 45.5% −15%
1996 757 38.3% 44.2% −13%
1995 615 36.6% 42.3% −13%
1994 417 34.5% 41.0% −16%
1993 295 43.1% 40.5% +6%
1992 245 35.5% 39.1% −9%
1991 242 30.6% 38.9% −21%
1990 231 25.5% 37.1% −31%
1989 196 23.0% 35.2% −35%
1988 131 21.4% 35.0% −39%
1987 90 23.3% 34.4% −32%
1986 77 20.8% 34.0% −39%
1985 61 26.2% 33.9% −23%
1984 52 21.2% 32.7% −35%
1983 56 33.9% 32.7% +4%
1979 55 9.1% 28.7% −68%
1978 50 12.0% 29.0% −59%
1972 51 13.7% 24.3% −43%
1971 241 15.8% 24.9% −37%
1970 63 15.9% 23.8% −33%
1969 51 11.8% 24.8% −53%
1968 69 10.1% 23.4% −57%
1967 60 11.7% 23.4% −50%
1966 52 17.3% 22.4% −23%
1965 62 19.4% 21.6% −10%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 148 12.8% 13.2% −3%
Ferrari 470 15.1% 11.4% +32%
MINI 890 16.1% 29.3% −45%
Porsche 867 16.8% 19.3% −13%
Dacia 104 18.3% 20.3% −10%
Maserati 156 23.1% 19.3% +20%
Lexus 2,016 23.4% 23.4% −0%
Land Rover 2,715 23.5% 31.0% −24%
smart 267 24.7% 30.4% −19%
Triumph 129 24.8% 29.9% −17%
Audi 9,963 25.1% 25.5% −1%
Jaguar 1,677 25.5% 31.3% −19%
BMW 10,328 26.1% 26.9% −3%
Skoda 2,167 26.2% 28.3% −7%
Subaru 310 27.4% 32.8% −16%
Kia 1,525 27.5% 30.7% −10%
Suzuki 1,598 27.8% 32.4% −14%
Mercedes-Benz 9,470 28.0% 30.4% −8%
FIAT 4,262 29.0% 36.8% −21%
Toyota 12,431 29.2% 30.1% −3%
MG 461 29.3% 41.7% −30%
Jeep 300 30.3% 36.0% −16%
Volkswagen 22,585 30.4% 33.1% −8%
Ford 26,461 30.7% 35.2% −13%
Mazda 3,297 30.7% 32.2% −5%
Alfa Romeo 610 30.8% 36.8% −16%
Hyundai 1,864 31.5% 29.4% +7%
Mitsubishi 1,121 31.7% 36.4% −13%
Peugeot 10,092 32.6% 40.4% −19%
Daihatsu 140 32.9% 36.1% −9%
Nissan 8,401 33.0% 33.3% −1%
SEAT 1,504 33.0% 32.6% +1%
Vauxhall 19,952 33.3% 39.0% −15%
LTI 450 33.8% 37.1% −9%
Citroen 6,380 34.4% 40.6% −15%
Volvo 2,684 34.7% 35.1% −1%
Honda 6,524 34.8% 31.1% +12%
SAAB 1,139 35.7% 40.6% −12%
Chrysler 444 35.8% 41.8% −14%
Chevrolet 660 36.2% 40.5% −11%
Rover 506 36.4% 47.0% −23%
Renault 5,732 40.3% 47.4% −15%
Daewoo 147 46.3% 55.6% −17%
 

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