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Austin A35 MOT Results

85.6% pass rate
from 111 tests in 2020
(50% 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 A35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.90% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.90% fail on Master cylinder
  • 4.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.90% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.90% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.90% fail on Axles
      • 0.90% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.90% fail on Springs
      • 0.90% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.90% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.90% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.90% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.90% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.90% fail on Tank
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
  • 0.90% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.90% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.90% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.90% fail on Tyres
    • 0.90% fail on Condition