Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2012
77.2% pass rate
from 6,326 tests in 2020
(16% 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.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Side repeaters (75% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.095% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Horn
      • 0.032% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.095% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.047% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.047% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.016% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (25% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (25% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.079% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.063% fail on Cable
        • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance (37% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (36% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance (37% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.079% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (60% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.28% fail on Electronic parking brake (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.079% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.032% fail on Electronic braking system (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.063% fail on Reservoirs (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Servos
      • 0.016% fail on Valves
    • 0.11% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.079% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.032% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pedal
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (19% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (21% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (27% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.095% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.063% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.063% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.032% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.032% fail on View to rear
      • 0.032% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage ball joints (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.89% fail on Suspension arms (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.032% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.047% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.016% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Transmission (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Drive shafts (40% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Joints (40% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.032% fail on Joints
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Other body component
      • 0.047% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.095% fail on Tank (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
      • 0.016% fail on System
    • 0.13% fail on Seats (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Doors
      • 0.032% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
        • 0.016% fail on Hinge
      • 0.016% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
    • 0.016% fail on Chassis
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.016% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.016% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.77% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Exhaust emissions (45% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.032% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.032% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Particulate filter
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition (70% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Catalyst emissions (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.047% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.016% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.016% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.76% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.51% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.016% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates (66% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.51% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Steering linkage components (49% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Track rod end (51% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Steering play
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.032% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.032% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.016% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.016% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.016% fail on Condition
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