On average, 32.0% of cars will fail their MoT test in Warrington, 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 3.0% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2001 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 51.7%. The manufacturers with the highest fail rate in this region are Rover, Dodge and Daewoo. At the opposite end of the scale with the best pass rates are MINI, Dacia and Bentley.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 15.2% 16.7% −9%
Suspension 10.8% 12.1% −11%
Brakes 7.6% 9.0% −16%
Tyres 7.6% 7.2% +6%
Driver's view of the road 6.0% 6.2% −3%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 3.0% 3.6% −17%
Steering 1.9% 2.3% −15%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.3% 1.6% −20%
Body, Structure and General Items 1.2% 1.1% +2%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2015 1,018 11.1% 13.2% −16%
2014 26,870 14.0% 14.3% −2%
2013 22,202 16.7% 16.9% −1%
2012 18,527 21.7% 20.9% +4%
2011 16,946 25.7% 24.6% +4%
2010 16,848 30.3% 29.2% +4%
2009 16,307 34.0% 32.8% +4%
2008 15,877 37.8% 37.0% +2%
2007 17,007 39.6% 39.6% −0%
2006 14,761 42.1% 42.2% −0%
2005 13,238 44.2% 45.0% −2%
2004 11,593 46.4% 47.4% −2%
2003 9,739 47.4% 48.6% −2%
2002 7,413 47.9% 49.6% −3%
2001 4,862 48.3% 49.6% −3%
2000 2,835 46.2% 49.2% −6%
1999 1,781 46.5% 48.8% −5%
1998 1,173 44.8% 46.8% −4%
1997 864 43.6% 45.5% −4%
1996 503 36.2% 44.2% −18%
1995 390 39.0% 42.3% −8%
1994 301 34.9% 41.0% −15%
1993 226 40.7% 40.5% +0%
1992 196 36.7% 39.1% −6%
1991 187 27.8% 38.9% −28%
1990 171 32.2% 37.1% −13%
1989 147 31.3% 35.2% −11%
1988 79 24.1% 35.0% −31%
1987 67 35.8% 34.4% +4%
1986 61 26.2% 34.0% −23%
1985 55 32.7% 33.9% −4%
1971 210 26.2% 24.9% +5%
1970 52 19.2% 23.8% −19%
1969 52 26.9% 24.8% +8%
1968 53 26.4% 23.4% +13%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 393 14.2% 13.2% +8%
Dacia 542 15.1% 20.3% −25%
MINI 1,138 17.3% 29.3% −41%
Porsche 811 18.1% 19.3% −6%
Triumph 186 20.4% 29.9% −32%
Audi 9,886 21.8% 25.5% −14%
Land Rover 5,012 25.5% 31.0% −18%
Skoda 3,019 25.9% 28.3% −8%
BMW 9,964 26.3% 26.9% −2%
Lexus 789 26.5% 23.4% +13%
Toyota 10,709 26.6% 30.1% −12%
Hyundai 4,742 26.6% 29.4% −10%
Suzuki 3,422 27.1% 32.4% −16%
Honda 7,218 27.7% 31.1% −11%
Jeep 293 28.0% 36.0% −22%
Alfa Romeo 860 28.1% 36.8% −23%
Subaru 340 29.1% 32.8% −11%
Kia 5,666 29.5% 30.7% −4%
Volvo 3,940 29.6% 35.1% −16%
Jaguar 2,684 29.6% 31.3% −5%
Mercedes-Benz 6,823 30.7% 30.4% +1%
Nissan 14,079 30.7% 33.3% −8%
Volkswagen 18,910 31.2% 33.1% −6%
Mazda 3,772 31.3% 32.2% −3%
SEAT 2,386 31.6% 32.6% −3%
Isuzu 162 32.7% 43.9% −25%
Mitsubishi 2,093 32.7% 36.4% −10%
FIAT 7,922 35.4% 36.8% −4%
Daihatsu 154 35.7% 36.1% −1%
Ford 47,265 35.7% 35.2% +2%
Peugeot 12,432 37.4% 40.4% −7%
Chrysler 377 37.7% 41.8% −10%
MG 577 37.8% 41.7% −9%
Vauxhall 29,895 38.1% 39.0% −2%
Citroen 10,625 38.6% 40.6% −5%
Chevrolet 938 40.4% 40.5% −0%
Renault 13,439 42.2% 47.4% −11%
SAAB 742 43.3% 40.6% +7%
Rover 671 44.1% 47.0% −6%
Dodge 113 49.6% 42.4% +17%
Daewoo 169 58.0% 55.6% +4%
 

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