Bentley Continental MOT Results

Registered in 2005
85.8% pass rate
from 1,399 tests in 2020
(71% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Bentley Continental is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.071% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.21% fail on Compression ignition (88% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.071% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.071% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.43% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Position lamps (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Position lamp (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamps (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (85% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Horn
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Tread depth (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake linings and pads (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Brake pads (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums (79% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Brake performance (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (91% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp) (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (92% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (92% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.071% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (92% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.071% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.071% fail on Operation
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Washers (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Wipers (90% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Joints (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Boot lid (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.071% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system (95% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.071% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.071% fail on Doors
      • 0.071% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.071% fail on Door condition
    • 0.071% fail on Seats
      • 0.071% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.071% fail on Undertray
  • 0.71% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.071% fail on Power steering
      • 0.071% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.64% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Condition

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