Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2013
78.9% pass rate
from 3,704 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Avensis is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (1.7% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (4.6% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp levelling device (0.79% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (57% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical equipment (7.5% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.027% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.027% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Position lamps (14% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.027% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.054% fail on Reversing lamps (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Reversing lamps (60% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Brakes (6.0% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (3.5% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (14% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (13% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Brake linings (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs and drums (13% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Brake discs (13% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Cable (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Lever
        • 0.027% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (7.7% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt (sp) (3.6% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (49% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance (25% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance (2.2% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (18% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (7.8% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.027% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.054% fail on Brake performance not tested (21% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake imbalance (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (71% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability control (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system (27% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Electronic braking system (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake control (76% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic parking brake (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rigid brake pipes (52% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.027% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (14% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (3.6% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Size/type (15% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility (6.6% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (19% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (5.0% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (65% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Condition of glass (16% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Windscreen (14% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes (26% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint (54% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.67% fail on Anti-roll bars (19% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (85% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints (2.4% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint dust cover (0.70% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (51% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Other suspension component (14% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Other suspension component (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.054% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Transmission (23% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Drive shafts (28% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Joints (27% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Prop shafts (57% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other body component (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Passenger's seat (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (63% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Tank (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Integral vehicle structure (21 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (26 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Chassis
      • 0.027% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.027% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.027% fail on Doors
      • 0.027% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
    • 0.027% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.027% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.027% fail on Undertray
  • 0.81% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Exhaust emissions (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Compression ignition (12% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2.9% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (20% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Emissions not tested (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Spark ignition (79% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (71% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.027% fail on Undertray
  • 0.59% fail on Steering (34% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Steering linkage components (45% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end (56% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
        • 0.027% fail on Steering component
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Steering box
    • 0.027% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle (66% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates (66% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (15% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (1.2% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts (32% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Requirements
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels (2.6% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment (28% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.027% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.027% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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