Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 1996
55.5% pass rate
from 859 tests in 2017
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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps (47% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps (86% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.93% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.93% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (91% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Fog lamp (91% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.23% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.47% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.70% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front
      • 0.35% fail on Rear
    • 0.47% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.9% fail on Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.70% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.23% fail on Cap
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on System
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres (52% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Tread depth (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (57% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (58% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Components (65% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (55% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Hoses (69% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Valves
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
    • 0.81% fail on Hub components (64% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.58% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.12% fail on Servos
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (46% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (45% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer
  • 2.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.58% fail on Steering (88% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering system (94% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pump
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices

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