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Triumph Acclaim MOT Results

78.9% pass rate
from 128 tests in 2020
(19% 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 Acclaim is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (23% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Service brake performance (79% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (86% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (91% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (54% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (12% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (40% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt
          • 0.78% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (37% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.78% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.78% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.78% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.78% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.78% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 8.6% fail on Suspension (10% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.78% fail on Springs
      • 0.78% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (0.33% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (19% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (41% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (41% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (0.51% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (37% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (37% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Stop lamp
  • 6.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (6.0% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis (56% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition (58% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (22% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.78% fail on Tank
    • 0.78% fail on Transmission
      • 0.78% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.78% fail on Joints
    • 0.78% fail on Doors
      • 0.78% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.78% fail on Door condition
    • 0.78% fail on Seats
      • 0.78% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Wipers
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (35% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (30% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions (43% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (4.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (4.3% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres (12% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates
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