Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 2001
61.5% pass rate
from 5,057 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp (26% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.059% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (36% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (36% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.67% fail on Individual direction indicators (59% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.040% fail on Matched pair (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.61% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.26% fail on Horn (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.079% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.020% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.020% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance (17% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (88% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (50% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.020% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs and drums (61% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Brake discs (62% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.099% fail on Cable
        • 0.040% fail on Lever
        • 0.040% fail on Linkage
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
      • 0.099% fail on Hand lever (66% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-lock braking system (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.22% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.099% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.020% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.020% fail on Valves
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Lever (73% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Flexible brake hoses (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.020% fail on Leaks
    • 0.020% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.020% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.020% fail on Other braking system component
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.020% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.45% fail on Compression ignition (52% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (70% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.020% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.020% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility (13% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (18% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.4% fail on Suspension (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (28% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.53% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint (97% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint dust cover (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Suspension arm (87% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Springs (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Coil spring (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.079% fail on Suspension rod (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.099% fail on Sub-frames (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Sub-frame (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (88% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Other suspension component (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system (25% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (68% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.079% fail on Joints
      • 0.020% fail on Belts
    • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.020% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.020% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.30% fail on Chassis (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Chassis condition (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
      • 0.059% fail on Panel
      • 0.020% fail on Body condition
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Tank
      • 0.020% fail on Hose
      • 0.020% fail on Pipe
      • 0.020% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.059% fail on Towbar
      • 0.020% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.020% fail on Coupling
      • 0.020% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.020% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.040% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.020% fail on Bracket
    • 0.040% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.040% fail on Other boot lid component (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.040% fail on Cabs
      • 0.040% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.020% fail on Doors
      • 0.020% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition
    • 0.020% fail on Floor
    • 0.020% fail on Undertray
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Prescribed areas (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
      • 0.040% fail on Requirements
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (84% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Airbags
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.45% fail on Steering (89% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering linkage components (92% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
        • 0.020% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.020% fail on Pump
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
    • 0.099% fail on Steering gear (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Steering rack (88% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels (66% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.020% fail on Condition
  • 0.020% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.020% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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