Toyota Celica MOT Results

Registered in 1997
54.9% pass rate
from 539 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Celica is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Brakes (38% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (62% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (99% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (91% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.19% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (93% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.56% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.37% fail on Cable
        • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.56% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.74% fail on Lever
    • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.37% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 16% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (92% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions (93% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 15% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 12% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.56% fail on Catalytic converter (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.37% fail on Other leaks
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.2% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system (85% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pipe
      • 0.37% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.19% fail on System
    • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.56% fail on Chassis
      • 0.56% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.5% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.93% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.74% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.56% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.37% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Springs
      • 0.19% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.19% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension rod
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.93% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.74% fail on Horn
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (63% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.74% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.74% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.56% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Airbags
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.93% fail on Steering (77% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.19% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
    • 0.19% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment

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