smart fortwo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
66.9% pass rate
from 829 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the smart fortwo is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.36% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.36% fail on Horn
    • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Fog lamp
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Coil springs (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Condition (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.72% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.72% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Front wheels
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.60% fail on Components
        • 0.60% fail on Pipes
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Engine mountings (47 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
  • 0.84% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.60% fail on Emissions
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
  • 0.48% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Steering
    • 0.36% fail on Steering system
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.36% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.36% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
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