Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2012
81.7% pass rate
from 5,708 tests in 2017
(13% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Avensis is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps (74% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Rear lamps (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.018% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.088% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.053% fail on Horn
    • 0.018% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads (29% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Brake performance (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Front wheels (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.035% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.018% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Components
        • 0.088% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Pipes
        • 0.018% fail on Hoses
      • 0.053% fail on Leaks
      • 0.035% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic parking brake (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.035% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.035% fail on Clevis joint (179 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on ABS
    • 0.035% fail on Restricted movement
  • 3.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.88% fail on Suspension (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension arms (57% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.21% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.018% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.018% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.19% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.088% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.053% fail on Front
      • 0.035% fail on Rear
    • 0.070% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.053% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.018% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
  • 0.44% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.19% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.18% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.088% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.070% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements
  • 0.21% fail on Steering
    • 0.18% fail on Steering system
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.035% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.018% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.053% fail on Body condition
    • 0.035% fail on Load security (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Bootlid (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.018% fail on Doors
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers
    • 0.018% fail on Seats
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers
  • 0.088% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.035% fail on System
    • 0.018% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.018% fail on Emissions
    • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested
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  • Toyota Avensis (2009 - 2015)
    Efficient 1.8 Valvematic petrol engines almost as economical as diesels. Excellent Multidrive S CVT. Good quality ride. Very reliable.

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