smart Roadster-Coupe MOT Results

Registered in 2005
65.6% pass rate
from 163 tests in 2020
(26% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the smart Roadster-Coupe is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.61% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.5% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.61% fail on Suspension rod
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.61% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.61% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.61% fail on Door condition
      • 0.61% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.61% fail on Door condition
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.61% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.61% fail on Transmission
      • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.61% fail on Joints
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Condition
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