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Austin Maxi MOT Results

71.4% pass rate
from 112 tests in 2017
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.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.89% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.89% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.89% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Components
        • 0.89% fail on Pipes
        • 0.89% fail on Hoses
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.89% fail on Hub components
      • 0.89% fail on Wheel cylinder
  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.89% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.89% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.89% fail on Lamp
      • 0.89% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.89% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.89% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.89% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.89% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.89% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.89% fail on Horn
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid suspension (31 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Operation
      • 0.89% fail on Suspension unit
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.89% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.89% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.89% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.89% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.89% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.89% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.89% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 6.3% fail on Steering
    • 5.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.7% fail on Free play (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Steering rack (22 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.89% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.89% fail on Steering damper
    • 0.89% fail on Steering control
      • 0.89% fail on Steering wheel
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.89% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.89% fail on System
  • 4.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.89% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.89% fail on Chassis
    • 0.89% fail on Seats
      • 0.89% fail on Drivers
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.89% fail on Wipers
    • 0.89% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.89% fail on Tyres
    • 0.89% fail on Condition
  • 0.89% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.89% fail on Attachment
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