Toyota Starlet MOT Results

Registered in 1997
58.0% pass rate
from 2,294 tests in 2017
(7.6% 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.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Drive shafts (92% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front drive shafts (97% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (95% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Drive shafts (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Couplings
    • 7.1% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Front
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Component mounting (73% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.087% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.087% fail on Front suspension joints (93% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.044% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp (28% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.087% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (39% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.044% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.044% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Individual lamps (50% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp (46% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.87% fail on Battery
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.087% fail on Lamp
      • 0.044% fail on Switch
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance (22% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (33% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (68% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.044% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Components (73% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (64% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses (86% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks
      • 0.087% fail on Operation
      • 0.044% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components (41% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.087% fail on Brake linings (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.044% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Condition
        • 0.044% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.087% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.044% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.044% fail on Components
        • 0.044% fail on Pipes
    • 0.044% fail on ABS
  • 9.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.2% fail on Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on Cap
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.044% fail on Hose
      • 0.044% fail on System
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (27% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (37% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.087% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth (39% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (73% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
      • 0.61% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
    • 0.087% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (92% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (75% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Body condition (87% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Vehicle structure (79% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Chassis (79% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.13% fail on Load security
      • 0.087% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.044% fail on Access panel
    • 0.087% fail on Body security
    • 0.087% fail on Seats
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers
    • 0.044% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.57% fail on Steering (87% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering system (92% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (86% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.044% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering (78% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Operation
      • 0.044% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.044% fail on Pump
      • 0.044% fail on Other components
    • 0.13% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.087% fail on Condition

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