Bentley Continental MOT Results

Registered in 2004
84.9% pass rate
from 1,369 tests in 2020
(69% better than other 2004 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Bentley Continental is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Headlamp aim (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Headlamp aim (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.073% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.44% fail on Headlamps (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.37% fail on Position lamps (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Position lamp (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (95% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.073% fail on Switch
    • 0.073% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.073% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.073% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.073% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.073% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.073% fail on Horn
  • 2.9% fail on Brakes (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt (72% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.073% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (92% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Rbt
          • 0.073% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.073% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.073% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.073% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.73% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.58% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-lock braking system (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Mechanical brake components (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs and drums (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Brake discs (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake linings and pads (91% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Brake pads (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.073% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.073% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.073% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.073% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.073% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.88% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.073% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.073% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.073% fail on Levelling valve
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Tread depth (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Joints (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.073% fail on Joints
    • 0.22% fail on Exhaust system (94% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.073% fail on Hose
      • 0.073% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.15% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.15% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Washers (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Wipers (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on View to rear
      • 0.073% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.80% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.80% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.80% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Airbags
      • 0.073% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.073% fail on Attachment

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