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Toyota Corolla MOT Results

65.3% pass rate
from 585 tests in 2017
(19% 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 Toyota Corolla is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.68% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.68% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.85% fail on Battery
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamps (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas (54% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Component mounting (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.34% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.51% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front
    • 0.17% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.17% fail on Location
    • 0.17% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.51% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.34% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
    • 0.68% fail on Hub components
      • 0.17% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.17% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system (73% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on System
  • 5.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.8% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
        • 0.17% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.34% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.17% fail on Steering control
      • 0.17% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.17% fail on Universal joint
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 3.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
  • 0.68% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Towbars
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
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