smart fortwo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
64.9% pass rate
from 131 tests in 2017
(26% better than other 2004 cars)
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the smart fortwo is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.76% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.76% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Horn
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 6.9% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.76% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Rear
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.76% fail on ABS
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Front wheels
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 4.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.76% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.76% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.76% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.76% fail on Condition
  • 0.76% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.76% fail on Seats
      • 0.76% fail on Passengers
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