Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 1989
66.7% pass rate
from 69 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.8% fail on Transmission
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Joints
      • 2.9% fail on Prop shafts (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Joints (10 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Body
      • 1.4% fail on Other body component
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition
      • 1.4% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (200% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 7.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Valves
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.9% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint

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