What will your car fail its MOT on? New tool reveals top issues by make, model, year and location

Is your car going to fail its MOT? Use this tool to search out your motor and reveal what it’s most likely to be pulled up on during its next annual examination.

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You can also use the tool to help you pick the right used car to buy – and alert you to areas that need checking before you seal the deal.

The HonestJohn.co.uk MOT files will help you search by make, model and year of registration to spot common failures.

You can even add a postcode to bring regional elements into the equation – for example seeing how certain cars in coastal towns might be more susceptible than others to salt corrosion.

Find out the cars to look for and those to avoid with this vital addition to the used car buyer’s arsenal. It could result in big savings when it comes to visiting the garage.

Check out a car here for MOT failures and issues here

Us the link below to search by make, model, year and location to see what you need to look out for when buying or preparing for your own MOT.

Click here for the HonestJohn.co.uk MOT files

Top five cars for passing the first MoT

1) Lexus RX 450h – 94%

2) Honda Jazz – 93%

3) Mazda MX-5 – 93%

4) Volkswagen Golf Plus – 92%

5) Audi Q5 – 92%

Bottom five cars for passing the first MoT

1) Peugeot 5008 67% pass rate

2) Citroen DS4 73% pass rate

3) Renault Megane 74% pass rate

4) Ford Galaxy 75% pass rate

5) Chevrolet Spark 76% pass rate


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