Toyota RAV4 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
53.4% pass rate
from 1,680 tests in 2017
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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (34% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps (60% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Rear lamps (76% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.060% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Individual lamps (60% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters (70% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.060% fail on Switch
    • 0.95% fail on Horn
    • 0.060% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.060% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (63% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Component mounting (87% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.54% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Front
      • 0.77% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Front suspension joints (54% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.060% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.060% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.060% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 14% fail on Brakes (15% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (43% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Components (50% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Hoses (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.060% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.24% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.060% fail on Operation
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (58% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels (41% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (65% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.060% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.060% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.060% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake (89% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (89% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on ABS (91% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.060% fail on Pedal
        • 0.060% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.060% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.060% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.0% fail on Emissions (29% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.54% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Tank
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
      • 0.060% fail on Pipe
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (38% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.060% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (33% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (36% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
      • 0.060% fail on Requirements
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
  • 4.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 0.48% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (70% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Steering system (81% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Free play
        • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack (86% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.060% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Drive system (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.060% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.060% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.77% fail on Towbars (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Towbar
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN (61% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate (61% better than other 1997 cars)
  • 0.060% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment

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