Toyota MR2 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
59.6% pass rate
from 250 tests in 2020
(2.9% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota MR2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 18% fail on Exhaust emissions (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 18% fail on Spark ignition (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 14% fail on Catalyst emissions (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Emissions not tested (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Non catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 16% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.80% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (78% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (17% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (15% better than other 1997 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (6.8% better than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.80% fail on Service brake performance (44% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pedal
    • 0.80% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.80% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Brake linings and pads (34% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Brake pads (33% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (32% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Anti-lock braking system (30% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (4.9% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (2.4% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (9.2% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (3.6% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (3.5% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (1.2% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment (50% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (53% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (37% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (37% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (35% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (22% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Main beam tell-tale (19 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Position lamp
  • 10% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (37% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings (70% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.40% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.40% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 9.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (9.2% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis (52% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition (54% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system (41% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on Pipe
    • 0.40% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.40% fail on Carrier
    • 0.40% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.40% fail on Bracket
    • 0.40% fail on Body
      • 0.40% fail on Panel
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (56% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (6.2% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3.1% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts (13% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas (37% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Airbags
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility (49% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (31% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.40% fail on Washers
  • 3.2% fail on Steering (16% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering gear (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment

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