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Top 10: Classic cars most likely to fail their MoT

We've crunched the MoT data to come up with a full set of results for classic cars. We've added the MoT rates to all of our classic car reviews, and the figures are fascinating reading.

Here's a top 10 list of the classics with the worst pass rates in the business. Some would say that the cars in the list aren't that surprising, but if you look at what the cars fail on, you'll see that it's not always cut and dried. As ever, the failure points are a great buyer's tool, so if you're looking to pick up a new classic, make sure you check out the MoT results, so you know what to look for.

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Fiat Tipo
74 tested, of which 43 failed their MoT test, for an overall failure rate of 58.1%

As great as it was to drive, and as rational product as it was new, the Fiat Tipo became the archetypal 1990s/'00s banger family car for those on a budget. Only now is the Tipo emerging from this situation, and mainly because of low survivor numbers. Galvanised bodies put paid to visual corrosion, but rust continues to be a blg killer of those unprotected areas underneath...


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