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Austin A30 MOT Results

86.4% pass rate
from 66 tests in 2017
(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 A30 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Seats
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers
Read the Honest John Review

  • Austin A30 and A35 1951
    Great roadholding, and excellent A-Series tuning potential. Cute looks will be a constant conversations starter.