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Aston Martin DB5 MOT Results

89.1% pass rate
from 138 tests in 2020
(62% better 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 Aston Martin DB5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (63% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.72% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.72% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.72% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.72% fail on Stop lamp
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.72% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.72% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.72% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.72% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.72% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.72% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.72% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.72% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.72% fail on Steering
    • 0.72% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.72% fail on Track rod end