Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 1996
56.3% pass rate
from 618 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.6% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.81% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Pipe
      • 0.32% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on Tank
    • 0.49% fail on Body
      • 0.32% fail on Other body component
      • 0.16% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.16% fail on Chassis
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.16% fail on Cabs
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.97% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.49% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.49% fail on Horn
    • 0.81% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.65% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (76% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 1996 cars)
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.81% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.49% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.65% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.32% fail on Springs
      • 0.32% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.32% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.32% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension rod
  • 9.9% fail on Brakes
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (64% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt
          • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.81% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.65% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.65% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.65% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder
  • 8.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.49% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.49% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (80% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment

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