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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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Nissan Prairie
350 cars tested, of which 183 failed their MoT for an overall failure rate of 52.3%

As we've pointed out in our buying guide, Prairies are prone to corrosion. And looking at our data, this is borne out by the fact that these innovative hold-alls are almost twice as likely to fail the MoT on rust related issues as other cars of the same age.


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