smart fortwo MOT Results

Registered in 2011
75.8% pass rate
from 710 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the smart fortwo is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Battery
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (79% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.70% fail on Hub components (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake pads (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.14% fail on ABS
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.28% fail on Location (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.28% fail on Front
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on System
  • 0.56% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.42% fail on Engine mountings (86 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
  • 0.28% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.14% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate
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