Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2005
59.0% pass rate
from 11,036 tests in 2017
(9.0% better than other 2005 cars)
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Avensis is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (7.0% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Front lamps (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear lamps (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (80% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0091% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0091% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0091% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0091% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.92% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Flashing type (68% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Individual lamps (74% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters (46% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on All direction indicators (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Battery
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.018% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.018% fail on Hazard warning (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0091% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Coil springs (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Condition (12% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Location
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (20 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Linkage condition (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Shock absorbers (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Front drive shafts (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Constant velocity joints (87% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0091% fail on Couplings
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.100% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension joints (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Component mounting (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.0091% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.063% fail on Sub-frames (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition
      • 0.0091% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment
    • 0.036% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.036% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Macpherson strut (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0091% fail on Axles
      • 0.0091% fail on Stub axle
  • 12% fail on Brakes (11% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Components (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Hoses (36% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.94% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear wheels (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels (28% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.0091% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components (14% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake calipers (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on ABS
    • 0.62% fail on Electronic stability system (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.100% fail on Pedal
        • 0.091% fail on Condition
        • 0.0091% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.082% fail on Restricted movement (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Mechanical components (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Cable (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.018% fail on Components
        • 0.018% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0091% fail on Hoses
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (24% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Fuel system (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Cap (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on System (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe
  • 0.86% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Steering system (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Free play
        • 0.054% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.018% fail on Steering arm (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0091% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0091% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.32% fail on Locking devices (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Operation
      • 0.027% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.018% fail on Other components (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.018% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0091% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0091% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0091% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.018% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.86% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.84% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.082% fail on Requirements
      • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on Condition
  • 0.37% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Body condition (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Body security
    • 0.027% fail on Doors (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers other (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.018% fail on Seats (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0091% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0091% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0091% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0091% fail on Load security
      • 0.0091% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.0091% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0091% fail on Towbar
Read the Honest John Review

  • Toyota Avensis (2003 - 2009)
    Solid car. Sophisticated multi-link suspension deliberately unstressed for long life. Quite quick T180 diesel from July 2006.

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