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Porsche 356 MOT Results

84.5% pass rate
from 193 tests in 2017
(47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche 356 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on All direction indicators
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.52% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.52% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.1% fail on Components
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 3.1% fail on Suspension (68% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Front
    • 0.52% fail on Axles
      • 0.52% fail on King pins
    • 0.52% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.52% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.52% fail on Component mounting
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering system
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.52% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Drivers
  • 0.52% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Pipe