Toyota RAV4 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
53.3% pass rate
from 1,280 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota RAV4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (47% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (45% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.0% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.078% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.31% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.078% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (67% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp (70% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.86% fail on Horn
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.078% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (52% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual direction indicators (72% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.078% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.078% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.078% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (22% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Transmission (67% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts (82% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Joints (83% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.078% fail on Prop shaft
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame condition (12 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Towbar (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.55% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.31% fail on Tank
      • 0.078% fail on Hose
    • 0.31% fail on Cabs
      • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.078% fail on Bumpers
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (49% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (69% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions (87% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.078% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition (80% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.078% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.70% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.63% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.078% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (66% better than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake imbalance (52% better than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (94% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.078% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (89% better than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.078% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.078% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 3.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Hydraulic systems (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.16% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.078% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.078% fail on Other components
    • 0.078% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.078% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (51% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.23% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.9% fail on Seat belts (42% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Attachment
      • 0.078% fail on Requirements
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 1997 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.63% fail on Condition (66% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (59% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
      • 0.078% fail on Pump
    • 0.16% fail on Steering linkage components (93% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.078% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.078% fail on Steering play
      • 0.078% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.63% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment

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