Toyota Starlet MOT Results

Registered in 1997
62.1% pass rate
from 1,850 tests in 2020
(8.8% better than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Starlet is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.054% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.86% fail on Horn
      • 0.76% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.86% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (57% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Switch
    • 0.49% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Individual direction indicators (80% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.054% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.054% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (70% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Springs (55% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Coil springs (52% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.054% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.49% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (93% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.43% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.9% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
      • 0.054% fail on Belts
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.43% fail on Integral vehicle structure (74% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (74% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
      • 0.054% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition
      • 0.054% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Chassis (88% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition (88% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system (77% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.054% fail on Pipe
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.054% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.054% fail on Body
      • 0.054% fail on Other body component
    • 0.054% fail on Undertray
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (30% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (56% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (49% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.76% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.49% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.054% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
  • 7.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.32% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.054% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.054% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.11% fail on Compression ignition (86% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.97% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.81% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (38% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (75% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (33% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (72% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Prescribed areas (72% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Steering (92% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.054% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear (92% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (91% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.054% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.054% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.054% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.054% fail on Condition

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