Toyota MR2 MOT Results

Registered in 1990
62.5% pass rate
from 544 tests in 2020
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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota MR2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Brakes (57% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 0.74% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.55% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.74% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.74% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.74% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.37% fail on Cable
        • 0.37% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.18% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.3% fail on Hand lever (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Rigid brake pipes (83% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.18% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.74% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.55% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Horn
      • 0.74% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.92% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.37% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (56% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint dust cover (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (11 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.92% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.92% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.74% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.55% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.37% fail on Springs
      • 0.37% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.37% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.74% fail on View to rear
      • 0.74% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.37% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.18% fail on Window
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.18% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.55% fail on Drive shaft (13 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Joints
    • 0.55% fail on Body
      • 0.55% fail on Panel
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.18% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.18% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 5.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Airbags
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (180% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.37% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.74% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Operation
    • 0.18% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.18% fail on Steering column
    • 0.18% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.18% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.55% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment

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