Aston Martin DB7 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
79.6% pass rate
from 191 tests in 2017
(55% better than other 1997 cars)
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Aston Martin DB7 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.6% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
      • 0.52% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components
      • 0.52% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.52% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.52% fail on Cable
    • 0.52% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (73% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.52% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.52% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.52% fail on Horn
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (68% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.52% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.0% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (13 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on General condition
    • 0.52% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.52% fail on Front
    • 0.52% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.52% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 1.0% fail on Other components
    • 0.52% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers front
  • 1.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (85% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Emissions
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Pipe
    • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (82% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.52% fail on Attachment
      • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas

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