Toyota MR2 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
61.2% pass rate
from 343 tests in 2020
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota MR2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 20% fail on Exhaust emissions (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 19% fail on Spark ignition (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 15% fail on Catalyst emissions (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Emissions not tested (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Non catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.29% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.87% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.58% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Other leaks
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.87% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.29% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.87% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.87% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.87% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.87% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.87% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.29% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.29% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.87% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.29% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.29% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.29% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.29% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.87% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.58% fail on Springs
      • 0.58% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.58% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.29% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.29% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.29% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 6.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.87% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.29% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.58% fail on Chassis
      • 0.58% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.58% fail on Body
      • 0.29% fail on Body condition
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component
    • 0.29% fail on Transmission
      • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.29% fail on Joints
    • 0.29% fail on Floor
    • 0.29% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.29% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 5.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.5% fail on Prescribed areas (85% worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.87% fail on Washers (75% better than other 1996 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.87% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.58% fail on Attachment

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