Toyota RAV4 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
64.3% pass rate
from 8,960 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota RAV4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage ball joints (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Suspension arm (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.77% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Other suspension component (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.078% fail on Sub-frames (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.033% fail on Sub-frame (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 10% fail on Brakes (16% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (23% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.011% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.056% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (76% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Lever
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (38% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (54% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.078% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.022% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.089% fail on Parking brake performance (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.045% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.089% fail on Service brake imbalance (83% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (72% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake performance (78% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.93% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake control (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Lever (82% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.50% fail on Hand lever (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Pedal
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.089% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.022% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.011% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.011% fail on Valves
    • 0.089% fail on Flexible brake hoses (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
  • 10.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.089% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (91% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.56% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Individual direction indicators (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical equipment (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Battery(ies) (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Horn (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.078% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.011% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.011% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 5.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Joints (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Prop shafts (91% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Prop shaft (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Joints
        • 0.056% fail on Flexible couplings (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Bearing housing (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Fuel system (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.089% fail on System
      • 0.078% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.30% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.022% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.022% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.29% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.28% fail on Towbar (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Towbar condition (49 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Vehicle structure (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.011% fail on Coupling
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
      • 0.045% fail on Panel
      • 0.011% fail on Body condition
    • 0.22% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Chassis
      • 0.21% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.056% fail on Seats (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.011% fail on Load security
      • 0.011% fail on Loading door
    • 0.011% fail on Floor
    • 0.011% fail on Cabs
      • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility (16% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Driver's view (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.045% fail on View to rear (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Mirrors (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (22% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Compression ignition (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (47% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.011% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (38% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Engine oil leaks (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.045% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.045% fail on Undertray
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Condition (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Requirements (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pre-tensioners (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Airbags
      • 0.045% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.92% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.033% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
        • 0.011% fail on Steering component
        • 0.011% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.045% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.011% fail on Power steering
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.011% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.011% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.63% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
  • 0.022% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.022% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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