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Morris Oxford MOT Results

85.0% pass rate
from 206 tests in 2017
(48% 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 Morris Oxford is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Brake imbalance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.49% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.49% fail on Leaks
    • 0.49% fail on Hub components
      • 0.49% fail on Wheel cylinder
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.49% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.49% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.97% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.49% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.49% fail on Switch
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 4.4% fail on Suspension (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.97% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.49% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.49% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.97% fail on Axles
      • 0.97% fail on King pins (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.49% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.49% fail on Spring eye
    • 0.49% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.49% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.49% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.49% fail on Drive shafts
  • 3.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.97% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.97% fail on Cap
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system
      • 0.97% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.49% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on Wipers
    • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.97% fail on Tyres
    • 0.97% fail on Condition
  • 0.49% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.49% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.49% fail on Chassis