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Morgan +8 MOT Results

85.7% pass rate
from 217 tests in 2020
(49% 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.

  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (60% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (46% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Headlamp aim (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Headlamp aim (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.46% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.46% fail on Position lamp
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (25% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (22% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (25% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake imbalance (29% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Parking brake performance (19% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (16% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.92% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.92% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (68% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Pedal (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.46% fail on Lever
    • 0.46% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.46% fail on Brake drums
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (11% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (1.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Spark ignition (9.4% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions (18% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Steering gear (19% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Steering rack (4.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Steering linkage components (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Track rod end (25% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.46% fail on Steering play
      • 0.46% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Wipers
  • 0.92% fail on Suspension (88% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Axles (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on King pins
      • 0.46% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 0.46% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.46% fail on Condition