Selling your classic car? It's FREE to list your car on Honest John Classics | No thanks

Austin Maxi MOT Results

74.0% pass rate
from 77 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 Maxi is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 10% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 7.8% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 5.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 7.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.2% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (16 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (27 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.3% fail on Lever
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake drums
  • 7.8% fail on Suspension
    • 3.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 1.3% fail on Pipes
      • 1.3% fail on Other components
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Spare wheel
      • 1.3% fail on Carrier
  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 3.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
Read the Honest John Review