Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 2000
58.9% pass rate
from 3,643 tests in 2020
(11% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (34% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Service brake performance (99% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (62% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (30% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (28% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.082% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.082% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.055% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.082% fail on Brake linings (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs and drums (58% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Brake discs (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.082% fail on Cable
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal
      • 0.055% fail on Hand lever (79% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Anti-lock braking system (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.027% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.027% fail on Valves
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.22% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.027% fail on Servos
    • 0.027% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.027% fail on Other braking system component
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (31% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (35% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.027% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.80% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.52% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
      • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (16% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (30% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 5.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.11% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.027% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.36% fail on Compression ignition (53% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.027% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.027% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.027% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Fluid leaks (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.5% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (22% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (40% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint (98% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Springs (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Coil spring (85% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Mounting
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.082% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.082% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.082% fail on Suspension rod (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Macpherson strut (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.027% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.9% fail on Visibility
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (40% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.055% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (45% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Joints (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.082% fail on Joints
      • 0.027% fail on Belts
    • 0.55% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Tank (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.055% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.027% fail on Hose
      • 0.027% fail on System
    • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (69% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Chassis (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Chassis condition (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.082% fail on Seats (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.027% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.055% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.027% fail on Bracket
    • 0.055% fail on Doors (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.055% fail on Door condition
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (92% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Airbags
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.027% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.055% fail on Power steering (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.027% fail on Pump
    • 0.027% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Attachment (79% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.027% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.027% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.027% fail on Speed limiter
  • 0.027% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.027% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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