Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 1990
49.7% pass rate
from 165 tests in 2017
(35% worse than other 1990 cars)
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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (170% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.61% fail on Tell tale
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.61% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.1% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Hoses
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks
    • 0.61% fail on Hub components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake drums
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.1% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
  • 11% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (150% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.61% fail on Locking devices
  • 9.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 6.7% fail on Tread depth (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.6% fail on Body condition
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 0.61% fail on Seats
      • 0.61% fail on Passengers
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate

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