Toyota RAV4 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
82.2% pass rate
from 3,685 tests in 2020
(35% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota RAV4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs and drums (59% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Brake discs (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.22% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.081% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt
          • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.081% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.027% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.54% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.30% fail on Lever
    • 0.30% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.054% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.027% fail on Servos
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.027% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.081% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.081% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.027% fail on View to rear
      • 0.027% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.81% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.81% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (47% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Headlamps (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.11% fail on Horn
      • 0.054% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.027% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.081% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.027% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.027% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 3.1% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage (17 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.081% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (37 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.027% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers (80% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.081% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.71% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.24% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Spark ignition (76% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (67% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.054% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.54% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.54% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Requirements (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.054% fail on Pipe
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
    • 0.054% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.054% fail on Undertray
    • 0.027% fail on Transmission
      • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.027% fail on Joints
    • 0.027% fail on Doors
      • 0.027% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Condition
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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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