On average, 33.8% of cars will fail their MoT test in Worcester, 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 3.7% will fail on exhaust, fuel and emissions.

Cars registered in 2001 have the worst overall MoT pass rate, at 49.2%. 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 Dacia, MINI and Morgan.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment 15.9% 16.7% −5%
Suspension 12.0% 12.1% −0%
Brakes 8.3% 9.0% −8%
Tyres 7.1% 7.2% −0%
Driver's view of the road 6.4% 6.2% +2%
Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions 3.7% 3.6% +3%
Steering 2.3% 2.3% +1%
Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems 1.8% 1.6% +12%
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 463 9.3% 13.2% −30%
2014 11,146 12.6% 14.3% −12%
2013 9,479 14.8% 16.9% −13%
2012 7,981 18.7% 20.9% −11%
2011 7,357 22.5% 24.6% −8%
2010 7,925 26.7% 29.2% −9%
2009 7,519 31.2% 32.8% −5%
2008 8,082 35.7% 37.0% −4%
2007 8,732 39.0% 39.6% −2%
2006 8,119 41.7% 42.2% −1%
2005 7,919 45.3% 45.0% +1%
2004 7,552 47.0% 47.4% −1%
2003 6,679 48.6% 48.6% +0%
2002 5,378 50.7% 49.6% +2%
2001 4,078 50.8% 49.6% +2%
2000 2,717 49.8% 49.2% +1%
1999 1,873 50.5% 48.8% +3%
1998 1,227 49.0% 46.8% +5%
1997 852 46.6% 45.5% +2%
1996 630 45.7% 44.2% +3%
1995 442 47.5% 42.3% +12%
1994 359 44.8% 41.0% +9%
1993 259 45.2% 40.5% +11%
1992 221 47.1% 39.1% +20%
1991 231 40.3% 38.9% +4%
1990 170 45.9% 37.1% +24%
1989 166 39.2% 35.2% +11%
1988 139 39.6% 35.0% +13%
1987 77 36.4% 34.4% +6%
1986 76 38.2% 34.0% +12%
1985 53 41.5% 33.9% +22%
1983 51 49.0% 32.7% +50%
1972 52 30.8% 24.3% +27%
1971 246 28.5% 24.9% +14%
1970 65 23.1% 23.8% −3%
1969 87 27.6% 24.8% +11%
1968 81 30.9% 23.4% +32%
1967 76 30.3% 23.4% +29%
1966 64 25.0% 22.4% +11%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Morgan 155 12.3% 18.5% −34%
MINI 1,081 17.5% 29.3% −40%
Dacia 169 18.3% 20.3% −9%
Porsche 404 21.3% 19.3% +10%
Skoda 3,520 26.1% 28.3% −8%
BMW 5,075 26.7% 26.9% −0%
Audi 5,478 27.0% 25.5% +6%
Triumph 218 28.0% 29.9% −7%
Honda 4,507 28.4% 31.1% −9%
SEAT 2,217 28.5% 32.6% −13%
Lexus 310 29.0% 23.4% +24%
Toyota 5,238 30.3% 30.1% +1%
Jaguar 1,544 30.5% 31.3% −3%
Suzuki 1,986 30.5% 32.4% −6%
Kia 2,336 31.7% 30.7% +3%
Volkswagen 15,314 31.9% 33.1% −4%
Hyundai 2,335 32.1% 29.4% +9%
Land Rover 5,015 32.7% 31.0% +5%
Mazda 2,659 32.8% 32.2% +2%
Mercedes-Benz 3,300 34.3% 30.4% +13%
Nissan 4,709 35.0% 33.3% +5%
Isuzu 253 35.2% 43.9% −20%
Volvo 2,009 35.2% 35.1% +0%
Subaru 471 35.2% 32.8% +8%
Ford 21,425 35.9% 35.2% +2%
Alfa Romeo 510 36.3% 36.8% −1%
FIAT 3,328 36.3% 36.8% −1%
Daihatsu 214 36.9% 36.1% +2%
Vauxhall 13,396 38.7% 39.0% −1%
Chevrolet 484 39.7% 40.5% −2%
Mitsubishi 1,654 40.9% 36.4% +12%
Jeep 242 40.9% 36.0% +14%
Peugeot 7,894 41.0% 40.4% +1%
MG 661 41.1% 41.7% −1%
SAAB 636 41.2% 40.6% +1%
Citroen 5,490 42.3% 40.6% +4%
Chrysler 176 44.3% 41.8% +6%
Rover 794 46.1% 47.0% −2%
Renault 6,090 49.1% 47.4% +4%
Daewoo 108 54.6% 55.6% −2%
 

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