Talbot Express MOT Results

Registered in 1992
53.6% pass rate
from 1,155 tests in 2017
(19% worse than other 1992 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Talbot Express is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (52% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 11% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.087% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps (70% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps (78% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.43% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.087% fail on Switch
    • 6.9% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (95% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.5% fail on Battery (190% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.43% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.35% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Horn
    • 0.78% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.43% fail on Switch
      • 0.35% fail on Lamp
    • 0.52% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.52% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.087% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 22% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (65% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Rear wheels (92% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.087% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 10.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (96% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Components (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Pipes (94% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses (70% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Valves (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.087% fail on Servos
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
      • 0.43% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Hub components (63% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.087% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.52% fail on Air and vacuum systems (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Components (10 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Pump/compressors (22 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Hoses
      • 0.087% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.087% fail on Condition
        • 0.087% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (8 times worse than other 1992 cars)
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.1% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Front drive shafts (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings (79% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (61% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension arms (70% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
    • 0.43% fail on Leaf springs (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Anchor bracket (10 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
      • 0.087% fail on Spring eye
      • 0.087% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.087% fail on Shackle
    • 0.26% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (74% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.087% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (34% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions (47% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Pipe
      • 0.43% fail on System
      • 0.35% fail on Cap
      • 0.26% fail on Hose
      • 0.087% fail on Tank
    • 0.69% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.69% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.69% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers
      • 0.43% fail on Drivers
    • 0.35% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel (8 times worse than other 1992 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Steering control
      • 0.26% fail on Steering column
      • 0.087% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.087% fail on Power steering
      • 0.087% fail on Operation
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Tread depth (68% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Size/type
    • 0.087% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.087% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 0.087% fail on Towbars
    • 0.087% fail on Vehicle structure

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