Microcar MC1 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
65.3% pass rate
from 72 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Microcar MC1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 21% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 15% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Front wheels (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance (22 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Parking brake (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Hub components
      • 5.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.8% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 4.2% fail on Rear (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Axles
      • 1.4% fail on Axle beam
  • 5.6% fail on Steering
    • 5.6% fail on Steering system
      • 5.6% fail on Steering rack (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
  • 1.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers

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