Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2007
62.9% pass rate
from 11,132 tests in 2017
(6.2% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Avensis is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Front lamps (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear lamps (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (24% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (12% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.018% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0090% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.018% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Individual lamps (68% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on All direction indicators (63% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0090% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp (90% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Tell tale (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Battery
    • 0.15% fail on Horn (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.036% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.036% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.036% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0090% fail on Switch
    • 0.027% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0090% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 12% fail on Brakes (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Components (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Hoses
        • 0.081% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0090% fail on Servos
      • 0.90% fail on Leaks (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on ABS
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake control components (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Anti-slip (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Electronic stability system (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Restricted movement (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.027% fail on Cable
      • 0.018% fail on Lever
      • 0.0090% fail on Linkage
    • 0.036% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.036% fail on Components
        • 0.036% fail on Pipes (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0090% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Coil springs (44% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (31% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (28 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage condition (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Rear (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front drive shafts (87% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Constant velocity joints (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.018% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.12% fail on Front suspension joints (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.063% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Macpherson strut (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Component mounting (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0090% fail on General condition
    • 0.0090% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0090% fail on Condition
    • 0.0090% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0090% fail on Condition
    • 0.0090% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0090% fail on Attachment
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (21% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.018% fail on Bonnet (87% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Emissions (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Cap (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Hose
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0090% fail on System
  • 0.84% fail on Steering (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.036% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.027% fail on Free play
        • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
        • 0.018% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.0090% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0090% fail on Steering damper
    • 0.27% fail on Locking devices (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.081% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0090% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0090% fail on Operation
      • 0.0090% fail on Pump
      • 0.0090% fail on Other components
    • 0.027% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0090% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0090% fail on Steering shaft
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition
    • 0.045% fail on Body security
    • 0.045% fail on Seats
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers
    • 0.027% fail on Doors (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers other (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Load security
      • 0.0090% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0090% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.0090% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0090% fail on Chassis
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels (42% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.036% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.081% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0090% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.027% fail on Towbars (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Towbar (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
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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