Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2008
64.8% pass rate
from 9,129 tests in 2017
(5.2% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Avensis is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Position lamps (80% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Front lamps (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (26% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Individual lamps (52% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Switch (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Battery
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Horn (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.033% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.022% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
      • 0.011% fail on Lamp
      • 0.011% fail on Tell tale
  • 10% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Hoses (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Reservoirs (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.77% fail on Leaks (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs (33% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.43% fail on ABS
    • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability system (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.044% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.044% fail on Cable
    • 0.011% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.011% fail on Components
        • 0.011% fail on Pipes
  • 6.8% fail on Suspension (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Coil springs (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Linkage condition (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (26 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
    • 0.81% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.73% fail on Front (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Rear (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front drive shafts (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.066% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.022% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on General condition
    • 0.011% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Component mounting
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (48% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.077% fail on Mirrors (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Bonnet (82% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (25% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
    • 0.077% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.93% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (67% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Emissions (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.055% fail on Fuel system (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Cap
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
  • 0.82% fail on Registration plates and VIN (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.77% fail on Steering (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Steering system (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Free play
        • 0.044% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.25% fail on Locking devices (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.055% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.044% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
      • 0.011% fail on Drive system
    • 0.055% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.011% fail on Steering control
      • 0.011% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.011% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.34% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (63% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.033% fail on Requirements
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.099% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.27% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.099% fail on Body security (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Doors (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.022% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2008 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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