Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 1994
61.5% pass rate
from 501 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.80% fail on Horn
      • 0.40% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.80% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.00% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.80% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.80% fail on Suspension arms (74% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.60% fail on Springs
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.00% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.00% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (80% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.00% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.00% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
  • 9.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Transmission (90% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts (96% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Joints (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.60% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.00% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on Tank
      • 0.40% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.60% fail on Chassis
      • 0.60% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.60% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Panel
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
    • 0.20% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.20% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.80% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.60% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.60% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.60% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.60% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.40% fail on Steering (91% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.20% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.20% fail on Locking devices

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