Toyota Starlet MOT Results

Registered in 1996
63.6% pass rate
from 892 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Starlet is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.78% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.22% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (71% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Springs
      • 0.78% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.78% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.67% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Axles
      • 0.11% fail on Axle
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (60% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.67% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.11% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
    • 0.67% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.56% fail on Lever
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.22% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (80% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Anti-lock braking system (79% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.4% fail on Transmission (75% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts (82% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Joints (84% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.45% fail on Joints
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.22% fail on Other body component
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Chassis
      • 0.11% fail on Chassis condition
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.45% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.34% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.11% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.22% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.22% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (64% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on View to rear
      • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (61% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 1996 cars)
  • 0.67% fail on Steering (84% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear (73% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Pump
    • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.11% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.11% fail on Anchorages

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