Toyota RAV4 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
76.3% pass rate
from 3,391 tests in 2017
(30% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota RAV4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.029% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Fog lamp (78% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamps (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Direction indicators (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Flashing type (86% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (67% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Battery
    • 0.059% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.059% fail on Horn
    • 0.029% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Front wheels (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.059% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.059% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.029% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.86% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.68% fail on Components
        • 0.65% fail on Pipes
        • 0.029% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
      • 0.059% fail on Operation
      • 0.029% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on ABS
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.088% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.059% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.059% fail on Cable
    • 0.029% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.029% fail on Pedal
        • 0.029% fail on Anti-slip
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage condition (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.088% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Presence
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment (27 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Front suspension joints (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Wheel bearings (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Front
    • 0.059% fail on Drive shafts (95% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Front drive shafts (95% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Constant velocity joints (94% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (27% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.029% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.088% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.59% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.56% fail on Seat belts (99% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Requirements (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.029% fail on Installation check
        • 0.029% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.029% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.029% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.44% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.059% fail on Pipe
      • 0.029% fail on Hose
      • 0.029% fail on Cap
      • 0.029% fail on System
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.15% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Free play
        • 0.059% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.029% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.029% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.029% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.15% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Body condition
    • 0.029% fail on Doors
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.029% fail on Load security
      • 0.029% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • 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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