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Triumph Vitesse MOT Results

82.7% pass rate
from 283 tests in 2020
(34% 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 Vitesse is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.1% fail on Brakes (12% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance (6.6% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (25% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (23% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (4.4% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (2.9% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (19% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (7.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (16% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (0.72% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (6.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (3.7% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.71% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (29% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
      • 0.35% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.71% fail on Rigid brake pipes (38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.35% fail on Lever
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.35% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.35% fail on Brake drums
  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment (45% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Horn (59% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (39% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (37% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.35% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (46% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (15% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Anti-roll bars (9.9% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility (43% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (41% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (56% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on View to rear
      • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Chassis (29% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Chassis condition (28% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Fuel system (7.3% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Pipe (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Seats (21% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Driver's seat (64% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Passenger's seat (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.35% fail on Body
      • 0.35% fail on Other body component
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
    • 0.35% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.35% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.35% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (14% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (13% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition (62% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Requirements
  • 0.71% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.35% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.35% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.35% fail on Speedometer
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