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Aston Martin V8 MOT Results

82.0% pass rate
from 434 tests in 2017
(38% 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 V8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.46% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.23% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.69% fail on Horn
    • 0.46% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.46% fail on Lamp
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.23% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.46% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.46% fail on Operation
      • 0.46% fail on Leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Components
        • 0.23% fail on Pipes
    • 0.92% fail on Hub components
      • 0.69% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.69% fail on Pedal
        • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.23% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.23% fail on Cable
    • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 5.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions (85% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.92% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Cap
      • 0.46% fail on System
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.46% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Free play
        • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
        • 0.23% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.69% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
    • 0.46% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.23% fail on Steering control
      • 0.23% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.23% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension (72% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.92% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.69% fail on Rear
      • 0.23% fail on Front
    • 0.92% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.46% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.46% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Axles
      • 0.23% fail on King pins
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
      • 0.69% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.46% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.23% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.23% fail on Chassis
    • 0.23% fail on Body security
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition
  • 0.92% fail on Tyres
    • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment