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Toyota Carina MOT Results

64.0% pass rate
from 186 tests in 2020
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 Toyota Carina is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.0% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.54% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.54% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.54% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.54% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.54% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.54% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.54% fail on Cable
    • 0.54% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.54% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.54% fail on Lever
    • 0.54% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.54% fail on Brake fluid
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.54% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.54% fail on Springs
      • 0.54% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.54% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.54% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Transmission (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.54% fail on Chassis
      • 0.54% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.54% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.54% fail on Door condition
    • 0.54% fail on Undertray
  • 9.7% fail on Visibility
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Driver's view (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.54% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 7.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.54% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.54% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 5.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.7% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.54% fail on Steering box
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Steering play
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.54% fail on Universal joint
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.54% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.54% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.54% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Condition