Proton Savvy MOT Results

Registered in 2008
52.1% pass rate
from 263 tests in 2020
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 Proton Savvy is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 8.0% fail on Stop lamp (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.76% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.38% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 21% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 10% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 5.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.38% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.76% fail on Pedal
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.38% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.38% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.38% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.38% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Transmission
      • 0.76% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.76% fail on Joints
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on System
    • 0.38% fail on Body
      • 0.38% fail on Other body component
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.76% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.76% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering
      • 0.76% fail on Pipes and hoses (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Operation
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.38% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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