Reliant Scimitar MOT Results

Registered in 1980
71.0% pass rate
from 93 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 1980 cars and highlighted areas where the Reliant Scimitar is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on All direction indicators
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.2% fail on Switch
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.6% fail on Washers
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake calipers
  • 8.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.5% fail on Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.2% fail on Hose (8 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
  • 6.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Power steering (20 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Other components (31 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 3.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.2% fail on Steering control
      • 2.2% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 1980 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.2% fail on Front
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 4.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.3% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1980 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers front
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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