smart City MOT Results

Registered in 2006
55.2% pass rate
from 203 tests in 2017
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the smart City is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Headlamp aim (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 0.99% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.99% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.99% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 7.9% fail on Condition
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.99% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.99% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.49% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.49% fail on Rear
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.49% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.49% fail on Drive shafts
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.5% fail on Components
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.49% fail on Hoses
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.49% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.49% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.49% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.49% fail on ABS
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.49% fail on Steering control
      • 0.49% fail on Steering column
  • 3.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on Cap (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.99% fail on Emissions
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.99% fail on Doors
      • 0.49% fail on Drivers
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.49% fail on Body condition
  • 0.99% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.49% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.49% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.49% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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