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Porsche 944 MOT Results

68.1% pass rate
from 2,316 tests in 2017
(9.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 944 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Fog lamp (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (98% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.78% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.086% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.043% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.043% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.78% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.56% fail on Lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Switch
      • 0.043% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.043% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels (29% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.086% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (77% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Components (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Pipes (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Hoses (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.043% fail on Servos
      • 0.56% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 0.73% fail on Hub components
      • 0.39% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.086% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.043% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.47% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
        • 0.043% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.086% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.086% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Washers (61% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension
    • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.8% fail on Component mounting (39% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage condition (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.043% fail on Presence
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Front
      • 0.30% fail on Rear
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.086% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.086% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (22% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.69% fail on System
      • 0.43% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
      • 0.043% fail on Cap
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust system (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Free play
        • 0.043% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.043% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Drive system
      • 0.043% fail on Rams
    • 0.56% fail on Steering control
      • 0.43% fail on Steering coupling (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Universal joint (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Steering column
      • 0.043% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.22% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.086% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.78% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.78% fail on Chassis
    • 0.65% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers
      • 0.086% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.47% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers
    • 0.17% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.13% fail on Load security
      • 0.086% fail on Tailgate (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.043% fail on Body security
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.086% fail on Size/type
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.086% fail on Condition (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Installation check
        • 0.043% fail on Anchorage's
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment