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Austin A30 MOT Results

83.1% pass rate
from 59 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 A30 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.7% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.7% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Body
      • 1.7% fail on Other body component
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage
  • 1.7% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 1.7% fail on Speedometer
Read the Honest John Review

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    Great roadholding, and excellent A-Series tuning potential. Cute looks will be a constant conversations starter.