Toyota Carina MOT Results

Registered in 1997
59.4% pass rate
from 406 tests in 2020
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Carina is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (77% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (88% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 12% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.25% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.25% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.25% fail on Sound deadening material
    • 0.25% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.74% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.74% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.99% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt
          • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.49% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.49% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.49% fail on Brake drums (20 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Cable
    • 0.99% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.99% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 3.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.99% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission
      • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Joints
    • 0.74% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.74% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.49% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.49% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Panel
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component
    • 0.25% fail on Chassis
      • 0.25% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.99% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.25% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.25% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.99% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.99% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment

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