Talbot Express MOT Results

Registered in 1990
52.3% pass rate
from 1,022 tests in 2017
(28% worse than other 1990 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Talbot Express is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (59% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.098% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.39% fail on Switch
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.098% fail on Dipswitch
    • 9.7% fail on Headlamp aim (77% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Individual lamps (190% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.098% fail on Switch
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps (68% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps (62% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps (95% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 7.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (93% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.49% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Horn (68% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.78% fail on Lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 0.68% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.098% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Brakes (43% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (49% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Rear wheels (57% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (87% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Components (100% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Pipes (110% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Hoses
        • 1.8% fail on Valves (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.59% fail on Operation
      • 0.39% fail on Leaks
      • 0.098% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Hub components
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake pads (79% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (17 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
      • 0.098% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.39% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.39% fail on Cable
    • 0.39% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.20% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.20% fail on Components
        • 0.098% fail on Pipes
        • 0.098% fail on Servos
    • 0.098% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.098% fail on Pedal
        • 0.098% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Prescribed areas (58% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.3% fail on Spring mounting (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Subframe mounting (74% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.098% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.098% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings (63% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Leaf springs (12 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Anchor bracket (20 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Shackle (11 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Anchor
      • 0.098% fail on Condition
      • 0.098% fail on Spring eye
    • 0.98% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.98% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.098% fail on General condition
    • 0.098% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.098% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.098% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.098% fail on Attachment
    • 0.098% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.098% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.098% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.098% fail on Attachment
    • 0.098% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.098% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions (42% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.78% fail on Cap (170% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on System
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 10.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (31% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.88% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.098% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 0.88% fail on Seats
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers
      • 0.49% fail on Drivers
    • 0.39% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.098% fail on Drivers
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.098% fail on Body security
    • 0.098% fail on Load security
      • 0.098% fail on Access panel
    • 0.098% fail on Spare wheel
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end (100% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.098% fail on Free play
        • 0.098% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.39% fail on Steering control
      • 0.29% fail on Steering column
      • 0.098% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.098% fail on Power steering
      • 0.098% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
      • 0.098% fail on Requirements
      • 0.098% fail on Attachment
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.098% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.68% fail on Towbars
    • 0.49% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.20% fail on Towbar (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 0.098% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.098% fail on Attachment

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