Reliant Scimitar MOT Results

Registered in 1981
58.0% pass rate
from 50 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 1981 cars and highlighted areas where the Reliant Scimitar is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 8.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Tell tale
    • 8.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.0% fail on All position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on All direction indicators
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Hoses
      • 2.0% fail on Leaks
    • 4.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 4.0% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms (5 times worse than other 1981 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1981 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 4.0% fail on Front
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.0% fail on Component mounting
  • 12% fail on Steering
    • 10% fail on Steering system
      • 8.0% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1981 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Free play
        • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
    • 4.0% fail on Power steering (13 times worse than other 1981 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Other components (27 times worse than other 1981 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Operation
    • 2.0% fail on Steering control
      • 2.0% fail on Steering coupling
        • 2.0% fail on Universal joint
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.0% fail on Wipers
    • 8.0% fail on Washers
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
  • 8.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition
    • 4.0% fail on Load security (83 times worse than other 1981 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Bootlid (83 times worse than other 1981 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Speedometer
    • 2.0% fail on Doors
      • 2.0% fail on Drivers
    • 2.0% fail on Seats
      • 2.0% fail on Passengers
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition

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