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TVR Tasmin MOT Results

74.4% pass rate
from 258 tests in 2020
(5.1% 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 TVR Tasmin is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (6.4% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim (50% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (48% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps (33% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (25% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators (13% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type (13% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on All direction indicators (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Individual direction indicators (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters (16% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (25% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment (12% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn (25% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.39% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (37% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (37% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (11% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Position lamp
  • 7.0% fail on Brakes (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance (22% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (21% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (5.3% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (18% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (10% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (36% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance (63% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2.2% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (5.7% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Parking brake performance (3.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.39% fail on Lever
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.39% fail on Valves
    • 0.39% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.39% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.39% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.39% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.39% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.39% fail on Brake pads
  • 6.6% fail on Suspension (16% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (38% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (5.4% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes (37% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension rods (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.78% fail on Shock absorbers (22% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars (21% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage
    • 0.39% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.39% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.39% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (22% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (39% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Spark ignition (50% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions (71% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (26% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (17% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Steering (6.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear (71% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (20% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Operation (21 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.39% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.39% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.39% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system (1.6% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Hose (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Chassis
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.39% fail on Transmission
      • 0.39% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.39% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.39% fail on Body
      • 0.39% fail on Other body component
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle (23% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates (28% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.78% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition (77% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.78% fail on Tyres (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.39% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment