Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2007
59.6% pass rate
from 10,825 tests in 2020
(5.3% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0092% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp levelling device (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Individual direction indicators (58% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Switch (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.018% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.037% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.037% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.018% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.018% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0092% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0092% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.0092% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0092% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.074% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.046% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0092% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0092% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.97% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (60% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0092% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.97% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt
          • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.046% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.037% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs and drums (34% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Brake discs (34% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0092% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
        • 0.028% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Hand lever (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pedal (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.60% fail on Electronic stability control (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.92% fail on Parking brake control (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Flexible brake hoses (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Servos
      • 0.0092% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0092% fail on Valves
    • 0.083% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0092% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0092% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0092% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0092% fail on Condition
    • 0.0092% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0092% fail on Other components
  • 10% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Springs (13% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Coil springs (13% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Coil spring (13% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0092% fail on Mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Suspension arm (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage ball joints (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Linkage (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.67% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.074% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.046% fail on Suspension rod (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.046% fail on Sub-frames (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Sub-frame (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.018% fail on Axles (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Axle
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (18% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (22% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (15% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.074% fail on View to rear (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Mirrors (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Bonnet (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Condition of glass (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (31% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (46% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.092% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.018% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0092% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0092% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0092% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.0092% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (63% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Catalyst emissions (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0092% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.25% fail on Noise suppression (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Sound deadening material (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Exhaust system (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Transmission (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.028% fail on Prop shafts (81% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Joints (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Belts
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Tank (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.037% fail on Hose
      • 0.037% fail on Pipe
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Undertray (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.074% fail on Other body component
      • 0.037% fail on Panel
    • 0.028% fail on Doors (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0092% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0092% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0092% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0092% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0092% fail on Door condition
    • 0.028% fail on Seats (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0092% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0092% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0092% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0092% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0092% fail on Load security
      • 0.0092% fail on Access panel
  • 0.78% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering linkage components (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0092% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0092% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.083% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0092% fail on Operation
      • 0.0092% fail on Other components
    • 0.046% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.028% fail on Steering play (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Steering rack (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0092% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0092% fail on Steering column
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.074% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (87% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels (37% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.037% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2007 cars)
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  • 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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