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Riley Elf MOT Results

81.7% pass rate
from 104 tests in 2020
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 Elf is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.96% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.96% fail on All direction indicators
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt
          • 0.96% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.96% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.9% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.9% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.96% fail on System
    • 0.96% fail on Doors
      • 0.96% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.96% fail on Door condition
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.96% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.96% fail on Other leaks
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