Talbot Express MOT Results

Registered in 1987
48.6% pass rate
from 138 tests in 2017
(50% worse than other 1987 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Talbot Express is unusually good or bad.

  • 36% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (80% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (130% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 11% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 11% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.2% fail on All direction indicators
    • 10% fail on Headlamps (170% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.72% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 8.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.4% fail on All position lamps (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Battery (200% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Electrical wiring (7 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.2% fail on Lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 24% fail on Brakes (90% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (94% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Rear wheels (140% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (120% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Components (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes
        • 2.9% fail on Hoses
        • 1.4% fail on Valves (9 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.72% fail on Servos
      • 0.72% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.72% fail on Leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 0.72% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.72% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.72% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.72% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.72% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 23% fail on Suspension (88% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 5.1% fail on Spring mounting (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.2% fail on Front
      • 2.2% fail on Rear
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.72% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.72% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.72% fail on Shackle
    • 0.72% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (110% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Cap (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pipe
      • 0.72% fail on System
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.7% fail on Wipers (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.72% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (120% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Passengers
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 0.72% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.72% fail on Passengers other
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.72% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.72% fail on Attachment

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