smart City MOT Results

Registered in 2007
61.5% pass rate
from 156 tests in 2020
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the smart City is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.9% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.64% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.64% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.64% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.64% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.5% fail on Springs
      • 4.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.64% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.64% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.64% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.64% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.64% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.64% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.64% fail on Doors
      • 0.64% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.64% fail on Door condition
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.64% fail on Airbags
      • 0.64% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.64% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.64% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested

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