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TVR S2 MOT Results

76.9% pass rate
from 65 tests in 2020
(18% 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 TVR S2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (8.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (1.9% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators (15% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type (16% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (25% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (25% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (30% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Electrical equipment (40% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (33% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (1.00% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (5.7% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal
  • 6.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (7.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Body
      • 1.5% fail on Mounting fixings
  • 6.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (69% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Spark ignition (83% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (18% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering play (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Steering rack (32 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.5% fail on Steering coupling
      • 1.5% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility
    • 1.5% fail on Washers