Microcar MC1 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
61.8% pass rate
from 68 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Microcar MC1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.4% fail on Hub components
      • 4.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 4.4% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.4% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.5% fail on Switch
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.5% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.4% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 8.8% fail on Suspension
    • 4.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 4.4% fail on Rear (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.5% fail on Component mounting
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
  • 7.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Body condition (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Engine mountings
    • 1.5% fail on Body security
    • 1.5% fail on Seats
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers
  • 5.9% fail on Steering
    • 5.9% fail on Steering system
      • 5.9% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.5% fail on Condition

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