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Aston Martin DBS MOT Results

85.0% pass rate
from 113 tests in 2017
(48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 DBS is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.88% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.88% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.88% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical wiring (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.88% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.88% fail on Lamp
      • 0.88% fail on Switch
      • 0.88% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.88% fail on Battery
    • 0.88% fail on Horn
  • 8.8% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.88% fail on Rear wheels
    • 3.5% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.88% fail on Hoses
        • 0.88% fail on Servos
      • 1.8% fail on Leaks
    • 0.88% fail on Hub components
      • 0.88% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.88% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.88% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.88% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.88% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.88% fail on Power steering
      • 0.88% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 3.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.8% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tie bars/rods (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
      • 0.88% fail on Attachment
    • 0.88% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.88% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.88% fail on Body condition
    • 0.88% fail on Doors
      • 0.88% fail on Drivers