Toyota RAV4 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
71.9% pass rate
from 5,747 tests in 2017
(25% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota RAV4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps (21% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.017% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Fog lamp (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Headlamps (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Battery
    • 0.10% fail on Direction indicators (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Flashing type (94% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.052% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.052% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.052% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.035% fail on Horn (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (48% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front wheels (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake operation (28 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.052% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.035% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.070% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.052% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Hoses (77% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.017% fail on Valves
      • 0.017% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Leaks
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on ABS
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.035% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.035% fail on Pedal
        • 0.035% fail on Condition
  • 7.7% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage condition (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.087% fail on Front suspension joints (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Drive shafts (96% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Front drive shafts (96% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Constant velocity joints (96% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Wheel bearings (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Front (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Rear
    • 0.052% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.052% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.035% fail on Trailing arms (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (26% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.035% fail on Mirrors (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Valve stem (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.017% fail on Size/type
  • 1.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
      • 0.017% fail on Cap
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.92% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Requirements (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Installation check
        • 0.017% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (75% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Free play
        • 0.070% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.035% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.052% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.035% fail on Steering control
      • 0.017% fail on Steering column
      • 0.017% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.017% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Body condition
    • 0.052% fail on Body security
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers
  • 0.017% fail on Towbars
    • 0.017% fail on Towbar
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  • Toyota RAV4 (2006 - 2013)
    Bigger and now 5-door only. More luxurious but not as practical as previous RAV-4. Car-like road manners. Petrol and diesel automatics. Facelifted 2010.

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