Toyota Starlet MOT Results

Registered in 1998
60.8% pass rate
from 2,860 tests in 2017
(16% better than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Starlet is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.070% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (24% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (36% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (34% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (41% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (41% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters (53% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on All direction indicators (80% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 0.66% fail on Battery (45% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Horn
    • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Fog lamp (68% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.035% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.035% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Drive shafts (64% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Front drive shafts (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Front (57% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Component mounting (74% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Subframe mounting (92% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.94% fail on Coil springs (55% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (56% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Location
    • 0.56% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.035% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension arms (93% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (97% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.070% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.035% fail on Other components
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.070% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.070% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.070% fail on Front suspension joints (95% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.035% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels (34% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (23% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (67% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Components (66% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes (54% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Hoses (87% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.070% fail on Operation
      • 0.070% fail on Leaks (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (47% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.035% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
        • 0.070% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.035% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on ABS (93% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 9.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.98% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Cap
      • 0.28% fail on Tank
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (27% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.035% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (33% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (74% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Body condition (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Vehicle structure (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Chassis (81% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Doors (67% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.035% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.035% fail on Body security
    • 0.035% fail on Seats
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers
    • 0.035% fail on Load security
      • 0.035% fail on Access panel
  • 0.91% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Seat belts (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 0.070% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (95% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.35% fail on Steering (92% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering system (93% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Steering rack (94% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Power steering (89% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pump
      • 0.035% fail on Other components
    • 0.035% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.070% fail on Condition

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