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Chevrolet Corvette MOT Results

84.5% pass rate
from 550 tests in 2020
(44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 Chevrolet Corvette is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.91% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt (sp) (68% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.55% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 0.91% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.55% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.55% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.36% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.36% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.18% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.91% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.36% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.18% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.91% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.36% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.36% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (49% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 0.91% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.18% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.73% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Rams
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
    • 0.36% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.18% fail on Steering box
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.36% fail on Steering play
      • 0.36% fail on Steering box
    • 0.18% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.18% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.18% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.36% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
    • 0.36% fail on Seats
      • 0.36% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.18% fail on Chassis
      • 0.18% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Floor
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.36% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.36% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (88% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Non catalyst emissions (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.18% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.18% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.91% fail on Tyres
    • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.18% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp