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Sunbeam Rapier MOT Results

91.7% pass rate
from 60 tests in 2020
(69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 Rapier is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.0% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake drums
  • 5.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.3% fail on Chassis
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.7% fail on Other components
        • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.7% fail on Steering box
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.7% fail on Visibility
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.7% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 1.7% fail on Transmission oil leaks
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