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Hillman Avenger MOT Results

87.7% pass rate
from 130 tests in 2017
(58% 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 Hillman Avenger is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (63% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.77% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.77% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.77% fail on Stop lamp
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.5% fail on Steering control
      • 1.5% fail on Steering coupling (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Universal joint (18 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension
    • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.8% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Front
    • 0.77% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 0.77% fail on Pipes
        • 0.77% fail on Hoses
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.77% fail on Pedal
        • 0.77% fail on Anti-slip
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.77% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.77% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.77% fail on Cap
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.77% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.77% fail on Tyres
    • 0.77% fail on Size/type
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