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Trabant 601 MOT Results

74.5% pass rate
from 102 tests in 2017
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 Trabant 601 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Switch (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.98% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.98% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.98% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.98% fail on Battery
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.98% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.98% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.98% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.9% fail on Components
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
        • 2.0% fail on Reservoirs (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Pipes
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension
    • 4.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.98% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.0% fail on Front
      • 0.98% fail on Rear
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.98% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.98% fail on Spring eye
    • 0.98% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.98% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.98% fail on Axles
      • 0.98% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.98% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.98% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 6.9% fail on Steering
    • 4.9% fail on Steering system
      • 3.9% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.98% fail on Track rod end
    • 2.0% fail on Locking devices (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
  • 4.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.98% fail on Emissions
    • 0.98% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.98% fail on Tank
      • 0.98% fail on System
    • 0.98% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.98% fail on Body condition
    • 0.98% fail on Seats
      • 0.98% fail on Passengers
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate