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Austin Seven MOT Results

89.0% pass rate
from 146 tests in 2017
(62% 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 Seven is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.68% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.68% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.68% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.68% fail on Pedal
        • 0.68% fail on Anti-slip
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.68% fail on Securing bolts
    • 0.68% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.68% fail on Fitment
    • 0.68% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.68% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.68% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (32 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.68% fail on Cap
      • 0.68% fail on System
  • 0.68% fail on Steering
    • 0.68% fail on Steering system
      • 0.68% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.68% fail on Tyres
    • 0.68% fail on Size/type
    • 0.68% fail on Condition