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Wolseley 1500 MOT Results

75.3% pass rate
from 174 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 Wolseley 1500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.8% fail on Front wheels (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.2% fail on Brake imbalance (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.3% fail on Components
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks
      • 0.57% fail on Operation
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.57% fail on Battery
    • 0.57% fail on Horn
  • 9.2% fail on Suspension
    • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.0% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.7% fail on Front
    • 0.57% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment
    • 0.57% fail on Axles
      • 0.57% fail on King pins
    • 0.57% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
  • 5.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.0% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.57% fail on Doors
      • 0.57% fail on Passengers other
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.57% fail on Steering control
      • 0.57% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.57% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.7% fail on Cap (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.57% fail on Tyres
    • 0.57% 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