Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2010
71.3% pass rate
from 7,985 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Avensis is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (41% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.20% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Horn (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Reversing lamps (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.038% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (20% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (20% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.79% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.79% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.038% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.025% fail on Clevis joint (42 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Cable
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (52% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.075% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (sp) (50% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (51% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance (50% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (66% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.075% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.075% fail on Service brake imbalance (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.83% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.63% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.31% fail on Electronic parking brake (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic braking system (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.025% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.013% fail on Servos
      • 0.013% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.050% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.038% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pedal
    • 0.025% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.025% fail on Servos (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (36% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joints (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.075% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes (30% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.038% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Springs (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Coil spring (74% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Mounting
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.075% fail on Other suspension component (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.050% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.063% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.050% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.013% fail on Window
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.063% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Transmission (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Drive shafts (38% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Joints (40% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.013% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.013% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.013% fail on Joints
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Pipe
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
      • 0.013% fail on System
    • 0.24% fail on Undertray (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.075% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.063% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.088% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.025% fail on Doors (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.013% fail on Hinge
      • 0.013% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
    • 0.025% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.013% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.013% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.013% fail on Chassis
      • 0.013% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.013% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Compression ignition (37% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (44% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.28% fail on Spark ignition (82% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Catalyst emissions (90% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.075% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.063% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.050% fail on Undertray
      • 0.013% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.98% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Steering linkage components (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Track rod end (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Locking devices (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.063% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.063% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.050% fail on Steering play
      • 0.050% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.025% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.013% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.013% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
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