Talbot Express MOT Results

Registered in 1986
52.2% pass rate
from 90 tests in 2017
(40% worse than other 1986 cars)
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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Talbot Express is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (64% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 13% fail on Headlamp aim (140% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 10% fail on Direction indicators
      • 10% fail on Flashing type
        • 7.8% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters
    • 8.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.8% fail on Front lamps (180% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.1% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.1% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.3% fail on Battery
    • 3.3% fail on Horn
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 17% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Spring mounting (6 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.9% fail on Components (150% worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses
        • 2.2% fail on Valves (20 times worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Reservoirs
        • 1.1% fail on Servos
      • 2.2% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (9 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Restricted movement (5 times worse than other 1986 cars)
  • 16% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 12% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Bonnet (10 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.9% fail on Exhaust system (180% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Cap
  • 6.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.4% fail on Body condition
    • 2.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers front
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Towbars
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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