The MoT Files: Bottom 10 Cars from the 1990s
While a newly-passed driver might dream of putting something sporty and shiny on their drive, the reality is very different. Unless their sitting on chair made from fifty-pound notes, most of us have to opt for something cheap and cheerful to get mobile.
That means looking at cars of a certain age - mainly the 1990s. But what should buy if you're looking at cars of this era? Which aren't going to cost you a fortune when the MoT time comes? Here we list the 10 worst performers from cars registered in the 1990s.
Ford Fiesta 42.9% pass rate
Faring only slightly better than the Focus, the Ford Fiesta also makes our list of bottom 10 1990s cars for MoT fails. With the biggest sample size by far (54,549), there's still an impressive number on the road - but the majority need more TLC than they're getting, with suspension, lights and brakes proving the main sticking points.