Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 2006
67.8% pass rate
from 17,648 tests in 2017
(24% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (17% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps (16% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Rear lamps (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0057% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0057% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0057% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0057% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.59% fail on Battery
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Individual lamps (90% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on All direction indicators (94% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Horn (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Fog lamp (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.023% fail on Hazard warning (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
      • 0.011% fail on Lamp
    • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.011% fail on Rear reflectors (80% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 9.9% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.051% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0057% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Brake calipers (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0057% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Components (35% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (30% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Hoses (57% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0057% fail on Servos
      • 0.22% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Leaks (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on ABS (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Anti-slip (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Mechanical components (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Cable (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Linkage
    • 0.0057% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0057% fail on Operation
    • 0.0057% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0057% fail on Components
        • 0.0057% fail on Pipes
    • 0.0057% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0057% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.023% fail on Bonnet (87% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage condition (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Condition
      • 0.0057% fail on Attachment
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Front
      • 0.017% fail on Rear (97% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front drive shafts (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Constant velocity joints (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0057% fail on Couplings
      • 0.011% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.011% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.096% fail on Front suspension joints (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Location (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Component mounting (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Subframe mounting (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Tie bars/rods (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
      • 0.0057% fail on Attachment
    • 0.011% fail on Radius arms (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Sub-frames (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0057% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0057% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Tank (95% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Cap (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on System (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Hose
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
    • 0.068% fail on Emissions not tested (82% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.66% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.023% fail on Requirements
      • 0.017% fail on Installation check (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Belt(s)/padding
        • 0.0057% fail on Anchorage's
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0057% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.29% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag (76% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.57% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.39% fail on Steering (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Free play (71% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Steering rack (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Steering arm (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.040% fail on Power steering (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.017% fail on Operation (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Other components
    • 0.017% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0057% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0057% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0057% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0057% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0057% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.26% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Body condition (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Seats (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0057% fail on Passengers
    • 0.040% fail on Doors (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers front (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers other (95% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Body security
    • 0.023% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.0057% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0057% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0057% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0057% fail on Load security
      • 0.0057% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2006 cars)
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