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Toyota MR2 MOT Results

64.3% pass rate
from 1,516 tests in 2017
(22% 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 MR2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (70% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Rear wheels (99% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.99% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.066% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (37% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Components (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Pipes
        • 0.46% fail on Hoses (60% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.40% fail on Leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.066% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.86% fail on Restricted movement (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.26% fail on Cable
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on ABS
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.066% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.066% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.066% fail on Locking devices
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (50% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.066% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.066% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators (77% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.066% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.40% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.066% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Suspension (57% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.40% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
      • 0.066% fail on Presence
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers (92% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (92% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Tie bars/rods (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear
      • 0.20% fail on Front (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Front suspension joints (72% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.066% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.066% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.066% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.066% fail on General condition
    • 0.066% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.066% fail on Location
    • 0.066% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment
    • 0.066% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.066% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (89% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Cap
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.066% fail on Requirements
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.066% fail on Drivers
      • 0.066% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.13% fail on Seats (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
    • 0.066% fail on Body security
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (40% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (36% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Free play
        • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.066% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.066% fail on Drive system
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
    • 0.13% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.066% fail on Steering control
      • 0.066% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.066% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.66% fail on Road Wheels (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Condition
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