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Chevrolet Corvette MOT Results

81.3% pass rate
from 887 tests in 2017
(36% 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.

  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.2% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.45% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.11% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Fitment
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Leaks (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Components (61% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Pipes
        • 0.56% fail on Hoses
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.45% fail on Operation
    • 0.68% fail on Hub components
      • 0.45% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.23% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.34% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.34% fail on Cable
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.23% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.79% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate lamp (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.45% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Battery
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.90% fail on Rear
      • 0.56% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.79% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.11% fail on Other pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.11% fail on Securing bolts
    • 0.34% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.34% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.23% fail on Universal joint (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.23% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.11% fail on Location
    • 0.11% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Axles
      • 0.11% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Component mounting
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.45% fail on Track rod end (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Free play
        • 0.23% fail on Steering box
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.34% fail on Steering damper (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering box
      • 0.11% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.90% fail on Power steering
      • 0.45% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Drive system
      • 0.11% fail on Rams
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.34% fail on Steering control
      • 0.11% fail on Steering column
      • 0.11% fail on Steering shaft
      • 0.11% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.11% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.23% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.90% fail on Seats
      • 0.90% fail on Drivers
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers
    • 0.68% fail on Body condition
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
    • 0.23% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.11% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.11% fail on Chassis
    • 0.11% fail on Body security
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on System
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.11% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.90% fail on Tyres (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.68% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment