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Sunbeam Alpine MOT Results

77.8% pass rate
from 221 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 Sunbeam Alpine is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.45% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.45% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.45% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.45% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.90% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.45% fail on Cable
        • 0.45% fail on Lever
      • 0.45% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.45% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.45% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.45% fail on Lever
    • 0.45% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.45% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.45% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.90% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.90% fail on Stop lamp
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 5.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.90% fail on Tank (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Hose
      • 0.45% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.45% fail on System
    • 0.90% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.90% fail on Seats
      • 0.90% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.45% fail on Chassis
      • 0.45% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.45% fail on Body
      • 0.45% fail on Other body component
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.45% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.45% fail on Hinge
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.90% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.45% fail on Springs
      • 0.45% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.45% fail on Leaf spring
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.45% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.45% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.45% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.45% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.45% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.45% fail on Other components
        • 0.45% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.90% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.90% fail on Steering box (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Steering play
      • 0.90% fail on Steering box (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.90% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.90% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.45% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.45% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.45% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.45% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 0.45% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.45% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Condition
  • 0.45% fail on Tyres
    • 0.45% fail on Tread depth
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