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Toyota MR2 MOT Results

68.1% pass rate
from 1,554 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 14% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (74% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.064% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (68% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.064% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.064% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (80% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.77% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.064% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.45% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.26% fail on Cable
        • 0.19% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (93% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
    • 0.45% fail on Rigid brake pipes (63% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.064% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.064% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.064% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 13% fail on Suspension (56% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Linkage ball joints (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint dust cover (14 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint (18 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.064% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.39% fail on Suspension arm (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.32% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.064% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Springs (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.13% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.064% fail on Mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.064% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (36% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.064% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.97% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.71% fail on Individual direction indicators (56% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.97% fail on Horn
      • 0.45% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.84% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.064% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.45% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.32% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.064% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.064% fail on Switch
    • 0.064% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis (90% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition (86% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (88% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (91% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Body
      • 0.51% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
      • 0.064% fail on Body condition
    • 0.51% fail on Transmission (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.32% fail on Joints (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Drive shaft (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Floor
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.064% fail on Pipe
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.064% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Cabs
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.064% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.064% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.064% fail on Bracket
    • 0.064% fail on Doors
      • 0.064% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.064% fail on Hinge
    • 0.064% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.064% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers (58% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (46% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Window
    • 0.32% fail on View to rear
      • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.064% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.064% fail on Requirements
    • 0.064% fail on Airbags
      • 0.064% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.64% fail on Catalyst emissions (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.064% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.71% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.64% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.51% fail on Steering linkage components (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.064% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.064% fail on Steering column
    • 0.064% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.064% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.064% fail on Condition
  • 0.064% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.064% fail on Speedometer
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