26 January 2015

Toyota scores highest in NCT

Toyota cars had the highest pass rating for first time NCT tests in 2013, writes Brian Byrne.

Of the vehicles registered in 2007, Toyota models Auris, Corolla and Yaris scored highest with pass rates of 82%, 81.1% and 81% respectively, versus an average pass rate of 69%. Similarly, in 2005 the average pass rate was 55%, a percentage beaten by a considerable margin by Corolla (70.4%), Yaris (70.3%) and RAV4 (69.6%).

1.17 million vehicles were tested at NCT centres across Ireland in 2013.