Toyota Corolla MOT Results

Registered in 2009
66.1% pass rate
from 1,669 tests in 2020
(15% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters (44% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators (97% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (2.9% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (9.5% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.78% fail on Electrical equipment (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Horn (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (17% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp (7.9% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp (10% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Switch
      • 0.060% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.060% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (8.5% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs and drums (35% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Brake discs (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (44% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (79% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (78% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (61% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.060% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.060% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Rigid brake pipes (6.8% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (83% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Hand lever (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Pedal
    • 0.54% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3.0% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Electronic stability control (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-lock braking system (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.060% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.060% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.060% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (30% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view (94% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.060% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.060% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (4.8% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (5.2% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (7.7% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type (38% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (11% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Compression ignition (99% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition (34% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Catalyst emissions (33% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (32% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested (29% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.060% fail on Undertray
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover (12% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Suspension arms (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Springs (96% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Coil spring (96% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.060% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.060% fail on Axles
      • 0.060% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 2.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Tank (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.66% fail on Exhaust system (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Joints (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Undertray (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Doors
      • 0.060% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.060% fail on Door condition
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (4.4% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Airbags
      • 0.060% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.54% fail on Identification of the vehicle (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plates (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.54% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Steering linkage components (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.060% fail on Power steering
      • 0.060% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.060% fail on Steering play
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment (4.2% better than other 2009 cars)

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