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Triumph 2500 MOT Results

78.3% pass rate
from 92 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 Triumph 2500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering column (21 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.1% fail on Clevis joint
  • 4.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Drive shaft
    • 1.1% fail on Floor
  • 2.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions