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Toyota Carina MOT Results

73.9% pass rate
from 134 tests in 2020
(0.070% 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 Toyota Carina is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (78% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (31 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut (16 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.75% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.75% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.75% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.75% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (14% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment (32% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.75% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.75% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes (11% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance (3.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (32% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (15% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (27% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (39% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (27% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (23% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (7.4% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (31% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (36% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (86% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.75% fail on Hand lever
  • 8.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission (69% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Joints (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Body (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Other body component (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.75% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.75% fail on Doors
      • 0.75% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.75% fail on Door condition
  • 6.7% fail on Steering (80% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components (13% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end (82% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (7.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (23% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (29% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Driver's view (19 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres (61% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (8.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (8.6% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (64% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.75% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.75% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.75% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.75% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plates