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Riley 1.5 MOT Results

81.1% pass rate
from 127 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 Riley 1.5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.79% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Leaks
      • 0.79% fail on Components
        • 0.79% fail on Hoses
    • 1.6% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Horn
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.79% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.79% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.79% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.79% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.79% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.3% fail on Steering
    • 6.3% fail on Steering system
      • 5.5% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Front
    • 0.79% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.79% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.79% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.79% fail on Attachment
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.79% fail on Component mounting
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.79% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Chassis
    • 0.79% fail on Doors
      • 0.79% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.79% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.79% fail on Attachment
  • 0.79% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.79% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.79% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.79% fail on Exhaust system