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Aston Martin V8 MOT Results

87.7% pass rate
from 383 tests in 2020
(54% 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.

  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.78% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 0.78% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.78% fail on Horn
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.52% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.52% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.26% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.26% fail on Servos
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.52% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.26% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.26% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on Wipers (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (85% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.26% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.52% fail on Suspension (94% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.26% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.26% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.26% fail on Tyres
    • 0.26% fail on Tread depth