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Daimler Sovereign MOT Results

74.7% pass rate
from 225 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 Daimler Sovereign is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.89% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.89% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.89% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.89% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.89% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.89% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.44% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.44% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.44% fail on Lever
    • 0.44% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.44% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.44% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.44% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.44% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.44% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.44% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.89% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.89% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.89% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.44% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 8.4% fail on Visibility
    • 7.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.44% fail on View to rear
      • 0.44% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension
    • 2.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.8% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.44% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.89% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.44% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.89% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.89% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.44% fail on Steering column
    • 0.44% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.44% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.44% fail on Steering play
      • 0.44% fail on Steering box
  • 2.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.44% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.44% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.44% fail on Chassis
      • 0.44% fail on Chassis condition
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.89% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.44% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
  • 0.89% fail on Tyres
    • 0.89% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment