Toyota MR2 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
57.8% pass rate
from 374 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota MR2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Brakes (52% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 7.2% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 7.2% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.27% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.80% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.80% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Lever (25 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Cable
        • 0.27% fail on Linkage
        • 0.27% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.27% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.27% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 0.53% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.53% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.53% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 16% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (84% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions (90% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 15% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 13% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.53% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.53% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.80% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.80% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.80% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.80% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.53% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.53% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.27% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.53% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.27% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.27% fail on Suspension rod
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.53% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.53% fail on Horn
    • 0.80% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.27% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.80% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Joints (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Floor
    • 0.53% fail on Seats
      • 0.53% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.27% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.27% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (49% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.80% fail on Washers (75% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.80% fail on Condition
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering gear (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.27% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment

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