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Triumph TR3 MOT Results

84.0% pass rate
from 338 tests in 2017
(45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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.

  • 6.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.59% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 0.59% fail on Horn
    • 0.30% fail on Battery
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.89% fail on Components
        • 0.30% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.30% fail on Pipes
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses
      • 0.30% fail on Leaks
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
        • 0.30% fail on Anti-slip
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Wipers (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension (64% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.59% fail on Front
    • 0.59% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Component mounting
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.89% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Steering pivot point (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering box
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.30% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.30% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.30% fail on Steering control
      • 0.30% fail on Steering column
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.59% fail on Body condition
    • 0.59% fail on Seats
      • 0.59% fail on Drivers
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers
    • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.30% fail on Chassis
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Hose
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
      • 0.30% fail on Cap
      • 0.30% fail on System
    • 0.59% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.59% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.59% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.30% fail on Tyres
    • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
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