Toyota Celica MOT Results

Registered in 2003
55.2% pass rate
from 2,728 tests in 2020
(6.8% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Celica is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.073% fail on Matched pair (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.073% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.81% fail on Battery(ies) (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.70% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Switch
    • 0.62% fail on Direction indicators (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Flashing type (74% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.22% fail on Individual direction indicators (86% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 10.0% fail on Brake performance (25% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (38% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (40% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.073% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.037% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.037% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.073% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake imbalance (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Brake linings (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.18% fail on Brake drums (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.037% fail on Linkage
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pedal (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.55% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.29% fail on Anti-lock braking system (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.073% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.037% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 12% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Springs (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Coil springs (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Coil spring (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.073% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.073% fail on Linkage (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.51% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.33% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.073% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (25% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Spark ignition (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.073% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.073% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.62% fail on Compression ignition (52% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.073% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.037% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.40% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.073% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.073% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.037% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.037% fail on Undertray
  • 7.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (25% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.77% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.037% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.037% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.51% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on Tank (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.073% fail on System
      • 0.037% fail on Pipe
    • 0.40% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Joints (90% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.037% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.037% fail on Joints
    • 0.40% fail on Seats
      • 0.40% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Chassis
      • 0.22% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.073% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.073% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.073% fail on Doors (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition
      • 0.037% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition
    • 0.037% fail on Floor
    • 0.037% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.037% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.037% fail on Cabs
      • 0.037% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (23% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.037% fail on Window
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.99% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (93% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Airbags
      • 0.037% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.88% fail on Road Wheels (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.73% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.073% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.037% fail on Other components
    • 0.073% fail on Steering gear (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Steering rack (90% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Steering wheel

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