Toyota RAV4 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
57.1% pass rate
from 1,886 tests in 2020
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota RAV4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (54% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Springs (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Coil spring (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.9% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Sub-frame (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers (60% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.053% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.69% fail on Macpherson strut (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.053% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.6% fail on Transmission (84% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Drive shafts (89% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Joints (92% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
        • 0.053% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.11% fail on Belts (13 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.95% fail on Chassis
      • 0.95% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Pipe
      • 0.053% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.42% fail on Towbar
      • 0.37% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.11% fail on Other towbar components (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.053% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
    • 0.053% fail on Doors
      • 0.053% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.053% fail on Door condition
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.053% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp (33% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.80% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.27% fail on Horn
      • 0.053% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.053% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.95% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Individual direction indicators (55% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.90% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.053% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 0.053% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.053% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (23% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Spark ignition (36% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (45% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.32% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.053% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition (79% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.053% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.053% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.80% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.69% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.053% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.053% fail on Other leaks
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (35% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (39% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (56% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake imbalance (62% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp) (84% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (92% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.80% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.80% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.48% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.053% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.11% fail on Lever
      • 0.053% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (61% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.053% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.053% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.053% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.053% fail on View to rear
      • 0.053% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (51% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (38% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Requirements
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (72% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Operation (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
    • 0.21% fail on Steering gear (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage components (95% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.053% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment

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