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Morgan +8 MOT Results

84.1% pass rate
from 333 tests in 2017
(45% 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.

  • 9.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.90% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.60% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.60% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.90% fail on Headlamps (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.90% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.60% fail on Lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 0.90% fail on Horn
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 5.1% fail on Brakes (56% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.90% fail on Pedal
        • 0.90% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Components
        • 0.30% fail on Pipes
    • 0.30% fail on Hub components
      • 0.30% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 3.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.60% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Tank
  • 2.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.30% fail on Wipers
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system
      • 0.90% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
        • 0.30% fail on Steering component
    • 0.30% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Axles
      • 0.30% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.30% fail on King pins
    • 0.60% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.30% fail on Front
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Spring mounting
  • 0.90% fail on Tyres
    • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.60% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.60% fail on Chassis
  • 0.60% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.30% fail on Condition