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Toyota Celica MOT Results

69.8% pass rate
from 384 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 Celica is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp levelling device (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.78% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.78% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.52% fail on Horn
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.78% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.78% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 6.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (17 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (31 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Springs
      • 0.78% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.26% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.52% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.26% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.78% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt
          • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.52% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.78% fail on Pedal
      • 0.26% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.78% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.26% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 7.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.6% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.26% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe
      • 0.26% fail on System
    • 0.26% fail on Chassis
      • 0.26% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
    • 0.26% fail on Cabs
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on View to rear (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.78% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.78% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.52% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Pump (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering column
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates