Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2011
74.9% pass rate
from 6,035 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Avensis is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (77% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (24% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (23% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.23% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
      • 0.017% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.017% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.22% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.13% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.050% fail on Horn (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.033% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.017% fail on Cable
        • 0.017% fail on Lever
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (49% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (45% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (44% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp) (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt
          • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.33% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.033% fail on Electronic braking system (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.30% fail on Electronic parking brake (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.083% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.050% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.033% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.033% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (19% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility (19% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (31% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.099% fail on View to rear
      • 0.099% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.083% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.017% fail on Window
    • 0.017% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.73% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage ball joints (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.33% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.066% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.017% fail on Axles
      • 0.017% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.017% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Transmission (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts (56% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Joints (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.050% fail on Joints
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Body (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
      • 0.033% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.050% fail on Tank
      • 0.017% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.033% fail on Seats
      • 0.033% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.033% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.033% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.40% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.083% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.017% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.33% fail on Spark ignition (69% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Catalyst emissions (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.033% fail on Undertray
      • 0.017% fail on Sound deadening material
    • 0.033% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.56% fail on Steering (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Steering linkage components (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.066% fail on Steering play
      • 0.066% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.017% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.017% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.017% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.56% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% fail on Condition
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