Toyota RAV4 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
51.7% pass rate
from 1,417 tests in 2017
(9.1% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (56% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps (48% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Front lamps (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Rear lamps (59% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Individual lamps (73% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (70% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on All direction indicators
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (67% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting (93% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.49% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs (200% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.99% fail on Front
      • 0.28% fail on Rear (73% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 0.071% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.071% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 12% fail on Emissions (96% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Tank
      • 0.42% fail on Cap
      • 0.35% fail on Pipe
      • 0.071% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Components (51% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.21% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.28% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (41% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.99% fail on Rear wheels (72% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake operation (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.071% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 0.99% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.071% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake (86% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (86% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.071% fail on Condition
        • 0.071% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.071% fail on ABS
    • 0.071% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.071% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (63% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.071% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.8% fail on Seat belts (39% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (27% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 0.64% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.071% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.64% fail on Seats
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Body security
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (76% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Drive system
      • 0.071% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.071% fail on Pump
    • 0.42% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.071% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.71% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.49% fail on Towbars
    • 0.42% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.071% fail on Towbar
  • 0.071% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.071% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Toyota RAV4 (1994 - 2000)
    Fine car-like drive. Multiple individual fold rear seats make it versatile. Reliable and reasonably economical. Excellent autobox. Passenger seat reclines into a single bed.

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