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Daimler SP250 Dart MOT Results

80.3% pass rate
from 396 tests in 2017
(33% 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 Daimler SP250 Dart is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Horn
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.51% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.25% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Battery
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.76% fail on Rear wheels (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.25% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.76% fail on Leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Components (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Pipes
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses
    • 0.76% fail on Hub components
      • 0.51% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system
      • 0.76% fail on Free play
        • 0.76% fail on Steering box (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.76% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Steering box
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
        • 0.25% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.76% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.51% fail on Steering control
      • 0.25% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.25% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.25% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.5% fail on Suspension (64% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.51% fail on Front
      • 0.51% fail on Rear
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas (87% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Component mounting (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Axles
      • 0.25% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.51% fail on Body condition
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers front
  • 1.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on System
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.25% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment
  • 0.25% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
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