Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 2007
68.6% pass rate
from 5,721 tests in 2017
(21% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (9.4% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Position lamps (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front lamps (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Individual lamps (46% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on All direction indicators (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Battery
    • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.28% fail on Horn
    • 0.070% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.052% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.035% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.035% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.035% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Parking brake performance (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear wheels (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.052% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (24% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Components
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses (56% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.052% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on ABS (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.087% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.052% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.052% fail on Pedal
        • 0.035% fail on Condition
        • 0.017% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.035% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.035% fail on Cable
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.052% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (25% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Linkage condition (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front
      • 0.035% fail on Rear (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front drive shafts (89% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Constant velocity joints (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.017% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension joints (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Fuel system (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Tank (25 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Cap
      • 0.052% fail on System
      • 0.035% fail on Pipe
    • 0.52% fail on Emissions (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Emissions not tested (70% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.82% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.51% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering system (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.017% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.087% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Power steering
      • 0.035% fail on Other components
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
      • 0.017% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.017% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.035% fail on Condition
  • 0.44% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.070% fail on Passengers
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers
    • 0.052% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.035% fail on Body security
    • 0.035% fail on Doors (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers other (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.017% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Chassis
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