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Triumph 2500 MOT Results

79.8% pass rate
from 242 tests in 2017
(31% 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 Triumph 2500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.83% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.41% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.41% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.83% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.41% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.83% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.41% fail on Lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Switch
    • 0.41% fail on Battery
    • 0.41% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 7.0% fail on Suspension
    • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
      • 0.83% fail on Front
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.83% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.41% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.41% fail on Location
    • 0.41% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.41% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Components
        • 0.83% fail on Pipes
        • 0.41% fail on Hoses
      • 0.41% fail on Leaks
    • 0.41% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.41% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.41% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.41% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.41% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.83% fail on Pipe
      • 0.41% fail on Cap
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
  • 2.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.41% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.41% fail on Chassis
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate