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Austin Healey Other Models MOT Results

84.1% pass rate
from 301 tests in 2020
(42% 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 Other Models is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (32% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (28% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (39% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Stop lamp
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes (35% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (33% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (13% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (8.7% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (4.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (46% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (32% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (41% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (36% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Parking brake performance (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (40% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Mechanical brake components (7.7% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rod
        • 0.33% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.33% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.33% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.33% fail on Lever
    • 0.33% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility (36% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (29% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Wipers (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.0% fail on Suspension (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Wheel bearings (29% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Anti-roll bars (3.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.33% fail on Axles
      • 0.33% fail on King pins
    • 0.33% fail on Springs
      • 0.33% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.33% fail on Leaf spring
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.33% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system (13% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pipe
      • 0.33% fail on System
    • 0.33% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.33% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.33% fail on Chassis
      • 0.33% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.33% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (64% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Steering linkage components (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Track rod end (46% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.33% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.66% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Seat belts (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment
      • 0.33% fail on Requirements
  • 0.66% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (84% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Fluid leaks (8.4% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.66% fail on Tyres (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment