Austin Metro MOT Results

Registered in 1989
73.2% pass rate
from 82 tests in 2017
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Austin Metro is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.7% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 1.2% fail on Pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Gas suspension
      • 1.2% fail on Accumulator
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
  • 4.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering control (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering wheel
      • 1.2% fail on Steering coupling
        • 1.2% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth

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