Toyota MR2 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
61.7% pass rate
from 1,578 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2003 cars)
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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota MR2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 16% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 6.7% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.70% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Plate brake tester (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.063% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (46% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.063% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (52% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Cable
        • 0.19% fail on Lever
        • 0.13% fail on Linkage (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Rod
        • 0.063% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.063% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Lever (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Rigid brake pipes (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.32% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-lock braking system (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.25% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 9.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.32% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.063% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.063% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.063% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 0.063% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.063% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 9.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.2% fail on Spark ignition (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (46% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested (72% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.13% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.063% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.25% fail on Compression ignition (81% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.063% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.19% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Springs
      • 4.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.82% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.063% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.76% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.57% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.063% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.82% fail on Washers (78% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.063% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Size/type
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
    • 0.25% fail on Steering linkage components (93% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Other components
        • 0.063% fail on Steering component
      • 0.063% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.063% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.063% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.063% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.063% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.063% fail on Steering play
      • 0.063% fail on Steering box
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.25% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition
        • 0.063% fail on Catch
      • 0.063% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.063% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.57% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (90% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 0.063% fail on Airbags
      • 0.063% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.063% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.063% fail on Condition

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