Toyota RAV4 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
53.6% pass rate
from 778 tests in 2020
(16% worse than other 1996 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota RAV4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (96% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (55% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover (45% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage ball joints (15% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.77% fail on Shock absorbers (34% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (66% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Other suspension component (6.4% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Axles
      • 0.13% fail on Axle
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension rod
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (84% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions (91% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (57% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Compression ignition (33% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks (41% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Engine oil leaks (65% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (7.5% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (6.6% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (3.7% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (3.2% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (10% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (10% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (13% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Electrical equipment (56% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Horn (88% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Battery(ies) (24% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (5.2% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device (59% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Position lamps (70% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Position lamp (82% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (16% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (41% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Transmission (28% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts (40% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Joints (36% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.39% fail on Prop shafts (7.2% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Joints (5.2% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure (13% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (14% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Chassis (41% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Chassis condition (40% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Doors (43% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's door (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Front passenger's door (90% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition (94% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Fuel system (27% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Tank (51% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (15% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Towbar (78% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Vehicle structure (91% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers (13% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Body (52% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Cabs
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.13% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (3.5% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (5.5% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (18% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake imbalance (10% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (41% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (53% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (32% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (9.0% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (63% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (68% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.51% fail on Brake linings and pads (57% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Brake pads (56% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (16% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal (12% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Hand lever (15% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems (28% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.13% fail on Servos
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility (0.52% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (49% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (62% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (30% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts (54% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas (38% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres (3.4% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (8.5% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (17% better than other 1996 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (76% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering (19% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Operation (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
    • 0.26% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle (41% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates (40% better than other 1996 cars)

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