Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 1999
59.7% pass rate
from 3,524 tests in 2020
(10% better than other 1999 cars)
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (27% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp (27% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.74% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.028% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.85% fail on Battery(ies) (73% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Horn
      • 0.085% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.34% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.34% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.028% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (26% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (89% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (40% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (37% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.085% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.028% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.028% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs and drums (51% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Brake discs (53% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.085% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.085% fail on Cable
    • 0.45% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Anti-lock braking system (67% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.057% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.028% fail on Valves
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.028% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.028% fail on Lever
    • 0.028% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.028% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.028% fail on Other components
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (28% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (68% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (57% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (83% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings (83% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.028% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.20% fail on Springs (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Coil spring (92% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.057% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (87% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Other suspension component (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.057% fail on Macpherson strut (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.028% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension unit
  • 8.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.91% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.28% fail on Non catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.057% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.028% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.085% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.37% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (81% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.028% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.028% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.028% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.028% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.60% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.54% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (24% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (40% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.057% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.057% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.057% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (33% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts (31% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Joints (30% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.085% fail on Joints
    • 0.77% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.085% fail on Hose
    • 0.48% fail on Chassis (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Chassis condition (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Integral vehicle structure (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.028% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
    • 0.14% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.028% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.085% fail on Seats
      • 0.085% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.057% fail on Doors (90% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
        • 0.028% fail on Hinge
    • 0.057% fail on Floor
    • 0.028% fail on Towbar
      • 0.028% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.028% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.028% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (23% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (34% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (72% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (82% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Steering (91% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering linkage components (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.028% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Steering rack (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
    • 0.028% fail on Power steering
      • 0.028% fail on Other components
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.028% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.028% fail on Speedometer

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