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Aston Martin DB6 MOT Results

85.5% pass rate
from 346 tests in 2017
(50% 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 DB6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.58% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.87% fail on Position lamps (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.87% fail on Headlamps (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.29% fail on Battery
    • 0.29% fail on Horn
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Front wheels (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Rear wheels (85% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 0.58% fail on Leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
    • 0.87% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.87% fail on Pedal
        • 0.58% fail on Condition
        • 0.29% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.58% fail on Hub components
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.29% fail on Free play
        • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.4% fail on Steering control (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Steering wheel (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Steering column
    • 0.58% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Pump
      • 0.29% fail on Rams
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Component mounting (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.29% fail on Front
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on System
      • 0.29% fail on Pipe
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.58% fail on Emissions
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.58% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.58% fail on Chassis
    • 0.58% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.87% fail on Tyres
    • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
  • 0.29% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Requirements
  • 0.29% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate