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Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit MOT Results

79.1% pass rate
from 683 tests in 2020
(24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.4% fail on Brakes (1.8% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance (11% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (29% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (33% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (46% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2.1% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance (86% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance (18% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (88% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs and drums (51% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Brake discs (89% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake linings and pads (2.1% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Brake pads (7.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (63% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Cable
        • 0.15% fail on Linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3.1% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake control (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Lever (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic systems (67% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Master cylinder (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.15% fail on Valves
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Anti-lock braking system (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (11% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (0.21% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (23% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (23% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Individual direction indicators (43% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on All direction indicators (44% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (11% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Headlamp aim (72% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Electrical equipment (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Horn (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.15% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.15% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (19% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Coil spring (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (20% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint (7.6% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (27 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pipes (31 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Suspension unit (17 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Other components (28 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.73% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings (58% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames (8.0% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (85% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Other suspension component (10% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility (39% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (28% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (23% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition (17% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions (25% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Catalyst emissions (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested (19% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks (67% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Engine oil leaks (7.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (4.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Doors (39% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
    • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission
      • 0.15% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Joints
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.73% fail on Steering gear (35% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Steering rack (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Steering linkage components (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drag link end
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.73% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Seat belts (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Prescribed areas (58% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plates