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TVR S2 MOT Results

75.7% pass rate
from 74 tests in 2017
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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 8.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.4% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.4% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 2.7% fail on Tell tale (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Switch
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Battery
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.1% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on System
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 5.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.7% fail on Free play (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Steering rack (22 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
    • 2.7% fail on Steering operation (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension
    • 2.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate