Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 1989
61.3% pass rate
from 93 tests in 2017
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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Attachment (11 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.1% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
        • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.1% fail on Components
        • 1.1% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.5% fail on Wipers
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.3% fail on Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
  • 6.5% fail on Steering
    • 6.5% fail on Steering system
      • 4.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Other components
        • 1.1% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 6.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
      • 1.1% fail on Requirements
  • 3.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers front
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
  • 1.1% fail on Towbars
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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