Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2011
79.6% pass rate
from 5,325 tests in 2017
(17% 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.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (81% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Rear lamps (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.019% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.019% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.019% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Battery
    • 0.075% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.038% fail on Horn
    • 0.019% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.019% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components (24% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.81% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Rear wheels (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.038% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Components
        • 0.075% fail on Pipes
        • 0.075% fail on Hoses
        • 0.019% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic parking brake (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.075% fail on ABS
    • 0.056% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.038% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.038% fail on Pedal
        • 0.038% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.038% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.019% fail on Cable
      • 0.019% fail on Clevis joint
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (26% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.075% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (43% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.056% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.28% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.019% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension arms (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.19% fail on Front
      • 0.019% fail on Rear
    • 0.075% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.056% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.056% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.056% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.019% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.019% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.019% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.019% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.60% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.49% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.43% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (78% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Drivers
    • 0.038% fail on Doors
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.019% fail on Body security
  • 0.39% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering system (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.038% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.075% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Exhaust system (93% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Emissions
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