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Aston Martin V8 MOT Results

88.6% pass rate
from 307 tests in 2020
(59% 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.

  • 5.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (57% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (61% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (0.65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.33% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.33% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (13% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (1.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition (6.4% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions (19% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (37% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (68% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (sp) (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake performance (22% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance (43% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (41% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Servos
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Wipers (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.33% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Steering linkage components (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Track rod end (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.33% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.33% fail on Steering column
  • 0.65% fail on Body, chassis, structure (90% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Hose
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
  • 0.33% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.33% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.33% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition