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Sunbeam Tiger MOT Results

85.5% pass rate
from 172 tests in 2017
(50% 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 Tiger is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.58% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.58% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.58% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.58% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.7% fail on Components
        • 0.58% fail on Pipes
        • 0.58% fail on Hoses
        • 0.58% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.58% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.58% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.58% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.58% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.58% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
  • 2.9% fail on Suspension (70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.58% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.58% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.58% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.58% fail on Anchor
    • 0.58% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Hose
      • 0.58% fail on Pipe
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 0.58% fail on Free play
        • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.58% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.58% fail on Tyres
    • 0.58% fail on Condition
  • 0.58% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate
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