Selling your classic car? It's FREE to list your car on Honest John Classics | No thanks

Porsche 914 MOT Results

77.9% pass rate
from 113 tests in 2017
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 Porsche 914 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.88% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.88% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.88% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Horn
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.88% fail on Leaks
  • 3.5% fail on Suspension
    • 0.88% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.88% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.88% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.88% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.88% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.88% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.88% fail on Component mounting
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.8% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Emissions
  • 0.88% fail on Steering
    • 0.88% fail on Steering system
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.88% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.88% fail on Attachment