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Triumph TR3 MOT Results

86.6% pass rate
from 179 tests in 2020
(49% 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 TR3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Electrical equipment (1.9% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Horn (44% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (37% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (37% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (28% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.56% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.56% fail on Position lamp
  • 5.0% fail on Brakes (45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (8.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (5.0% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (14% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (8.3% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (4.0% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (7.2% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (41% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (1.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (1.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal
    • 0.56% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility (37% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (8.1% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (60% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension (64% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.56% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.56% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (40% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.56% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.56% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.56% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (77% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (84% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.56% fail on System
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.56% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.56% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.56% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres (20% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Tread depth
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