Toyota Avensis MOT Results

Registered in 2014
81.3% pass rate
from 3,741 tests in 2020
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Avensis is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (77% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (91% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.053% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.053% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.027% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.027% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.24% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.027% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.027% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.56% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.053% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.053% fail on Rbt
          • 0.053% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.027% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.027% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.40% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic parking brake (20 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.053% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.027% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal
    • 0.027% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.053% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.053% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.027% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.027% fail on View to rear
      • 0.027% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (67% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.027% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.053% fail on Suspension rods (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint (25 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.70% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.37% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.053% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.053% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.053% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.027% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.053% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.027% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.027% fail on Undertray
  • 0.67% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.21% fail on Transmission
      • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.053% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Seats
      • 0.053% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.053% fail on Boot lid (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Boot lid condition (18 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Undertray
    • 0.027% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
    • 0.027% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Bracket
    • 0.027% fail on Body
      • 0.027% fail on Other body component
    • 0.027% fail on Doors
      • 0.027% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.027% fail on Catch
  • 0.37% fail on Steering
    • 0.32% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Locking devices (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.080% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.027% fail on Steering play
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Requirements
    • 0.053% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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