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Austin Allegro MOT Results

57.0% pass rate
from 86 tests in 2017
(47% worse 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 Allegro is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 7.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on All direction indicators
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Hazard warning
      • 3.5% fail on Lamp (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.5% fail on Horn
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 10% fail on Components (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Hoses (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
        • 1.2% fail on Anti-slip
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Restricted movement
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 9.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Fluid suspension (63 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Operation
      • 1.2% fail on Suspension unit
      • 1.2% fail on Pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
    • 1.2% fail on General condition
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 12% fail on Emissions (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Tank
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.0% fail on Washers
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.7% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
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