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Wolseley 1500 MOT Results

83.3% pass rate
from 72 tests in 2020
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 Wolseley 1500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.8% fail on Dipswitch (26 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 6.9% fail on Washers
  • 5.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Chassis condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Tank
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension
    • 2.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.4% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 1.4% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Wolseley 1500 1957
    Drives like a Morris Minor - but quicker, nice interior with wood and leather fittings