Toyota MR2 MOT Results

Registered in 1990
57.6% pass rate
from 573 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 1990 cars)
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.

  • 23% fail on Brakes (63% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 21% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 11% fail on Rear wheels (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.87% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.5% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.17% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (59% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Components (72% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Pipes (67% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Hoses (79% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
        • 0.35% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.35% fail on Cable
    • 0.35% fail on ABS
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.87% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.35% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Horn
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.87% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.52% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.6% fail on Component mounting (57% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Spring mounting
    • 6.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 4.4% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.52% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.17% fail on Front
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.17% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (110% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.70% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (95% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Seat belts (96% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.52% fail on Steering arm (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Free play
        • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Drive system
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
    • 0.17% fail on Steering control
      • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.17% fail on Body security
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.87% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.87% fail on Attachment

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