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Austin 6 MOT Results

87.1% pass rate
from 62 tests in 2020
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 6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on View to rear
      • 1.6% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
  • 6.5% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Pipe
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.6% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 1.6% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas