Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 1998
57.6% pass rate
from 1,322 tests in 2020
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Avensis is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp (49% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.076% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.76% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.53% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.076% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.076% fail on Horn
    • 0.076% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.076% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (84% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions (92% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 15% fail on Spark ignition (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 12% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.38% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.076% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.076% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.83% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.076% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.076% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.076% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.076% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.076% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.53% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.076% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.076% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.076% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.076% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.076% fail on Linkage
      • 0.076% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.53% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.45% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Springs (82% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Coil spring (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.076% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.076% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.076% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint
  • 11% fail on Brakes (19% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (49% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt
          • 0.91% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs (80% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.076% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.076% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.076% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.076% fail on Valves
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.15% fail on Valves (92 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.15% fail on Lever
    • 0.076% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.076% fail on Pedal
  • 7.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.98% fail on Chassis
      • 0.98% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.53% fail on Body
      • 0.30% fail on Other body component
      • 0.23% fail on Panel
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.076% fail on Pipe
    • 0.45% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Joints (86% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.076% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.076% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on View to rear
      • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.076% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (50% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts (43% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas (43% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Airbags
      • 0.076% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.076% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (66% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering linkage components (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.076% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.076% fail on Pump
    • 0.23% fail on Steering gear (79% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.076% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.076% fail on Condition
    • 0.076% fail on Attachment
    • 0.076% fail on Hubs
  • 0.076% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.076% fail on Anchorages

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