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Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit MOT Results

77.9% pass rate
from 861 tests in 2020
(22% 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.

  • 9.9% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (64% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rod
        • 0.12% fail on Linkage
        • 0.12% fail on Pivot
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.70% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.58% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.12% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.12% fail on Valves
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.12% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.12% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.23% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.70% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.58% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment (85% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Horn (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.12% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 6.2% fail on Suspension
    • 1.9% fail on Springs (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Coil spring (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Mounting
      • 0.81% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.58% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.93% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (14 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Suspension unit (20 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Accumulator
      • 0.12% fail on Levelling valve
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.12% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.93% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.58% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pipes and hoses (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Rams
    • 0.81% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.81% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.58% fail on Steering linkage components (70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
        • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.23% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.12% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.12% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on System
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Flexible couplings
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (87% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts (87% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
      • 0.12% fail on Condition