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Austin Healey 3000 MOT Results

87.8% pass rate
from 263 tests in 2020
(53% 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 Austin Healey 3000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (8.9% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Wipers (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (61% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (11% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment (31% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Horn (2.2% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamps (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.38% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.38% fail on Switch
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (8.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (61% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.38% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Springs (11% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.38% fail on Leaf spring
      • 0.38% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.38% fail on Axles
      • 0.38% fail on King pins
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.38% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.38% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis (14% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition (15% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.38% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (63% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Engine oil leaks (86% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Other leaks (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.38% fail on Steering
    • 0.38% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.38% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.38% fail on Speedometer