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Morgan +8 MOT Results

81.7% pass rate
from 306 tests in 2020
(33% 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 Morgan +8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.98% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.33% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.98% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.98% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.33% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.65% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.33% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.33% fail on Horn
    • 0.33% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.33% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.33% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.33% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.98% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.3% fail on Lever
    • 0.98% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.98% fail on Pedal
    • 0.65% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.65% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.33% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.33% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.33% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.33% fail on Brake discs
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.98% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.65% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.33% fail on Steering box
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.33% fail on Steering column
    • 0.33% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.33% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.33% fail on Steering play
      • 0.33% fail on Steering box
  • 1.3% fail on Suspension (84% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Axles
      • 0.65% fail on King pins (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Springs
      • 0.33% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.65% fail on Tyres
    • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.33% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Pipe