Microcar MC1 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
63.8% pass rate
from 80 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Microcar MC1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Brakes (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Service brake performance (58 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Parking brake (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.3% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.3% fail on Cable
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on All position lamps (66 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Hazard warning (70 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Lamp (183 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 3.8% fail on Sub-frames (36 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (105 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 7.5% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Steering rack (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.3% fail on Emissions (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Body security
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.3% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors

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