Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2006
60.9% pass rate
from 11,537 tests in 2017
(7.3% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Avensis is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (4.8% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Front lamps (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (24% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.017% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0087% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0087% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Individual lamps (72% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on All direction indicators (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Battery
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.095% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.017% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.017% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.017% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.017% fail on Lamp
  • 13% fail on Brakes (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (92% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Components (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Pipes (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Hoses
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0087% fail on Cylinders
      • 1.0% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (10% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels (24% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.017% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Brake calipers (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0087% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake (82% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (97% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on ABS (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability system (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Anti-slip (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Restricted movement (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Mechanical components (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Lever
      • 0.0087% fail on Cable
      • 0.0087% fail on Pivot
    • 0.0087% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0087% fail on Components
        • 0.0087% fail on Pipes
  • 9.9% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Condition (35 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage condition (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.91% fail on Front (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Rear (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Front drive shafts (84% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Constant velocity joints (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.0087% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0087% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Trailing arms (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.061% fail on Sub-frames (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.052% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Component mounting (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.035% fail on Macpherson strut (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.017% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0087% fail on General condition
    • 0.0087% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0087% fail on Suspension unit
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (14% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Bonnet (90% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Emissions (44% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Cap (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on System (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0087% fail on Hose
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested (67% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.94% fail on Registration plates and VIN (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plate (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.035% fail on Free play (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Steering rack (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.18% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.026% fail on Operation (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0087% fail on Other components
    • 0.052% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.59% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Requirements
    • 0.29% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.078% fail on Condition
  • 0.37% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Body condition
    • 0.069% fail on Seats
      • 0.043% fail on Passengers
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers
    • 0.026% fail on Doors (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers other (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.017% fail on Body security
    • 0.0087% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0087% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0087% 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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