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Marlin Roadster MOT Results

70.4% pass rate
from 71 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 Marlin Roadster is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 7.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 9.9% fail on Steering
    • 5.6% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.4% fail on Steering column
  • 9.9% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Axles
      • 1.4% fail on Axle
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
  • 2.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Noise suppression
      • 1.4% fail on Undertray