Aston Martin DBS MOT Results

Registered in 2009
86.1% pass rate
from 173 tests in 2017
(58% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Aston Martin DBS is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.58% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.58% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.58% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.58% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.58% fail on Components
        • 0.58% fail on Hoses
    • 0.58% fail on Hub components
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Seats (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions
  • 1.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Wipers
    • 0.58% fail on Washers
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.58% fail on Suspension
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.58% fail on Condition

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