Talbot Express MOT Results

Registered in 1992
51.7% pass rate
from 1,294 tests in 2020
(34% 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.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (80% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim (95% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim (81% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (150% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.077% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.077% fail on Switch
    • 5.2% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Horn (75% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Battery(ies) (170% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp (87% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.077% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Outline marker lamps (18 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Outline marker lamp (18 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All outline marker lamps (18 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.23% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.54% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.54% fail on Switch
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Drive shaft (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.39% fail on Joints
        • 0.077% fail on Bearing housing
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (66% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (67% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.70% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Catch
      • 0.31% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
        • 0.077% fail on Catch
      • 0.15% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
    • 0.93% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Tank
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.23% fail on System
    • 0.93% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Body
      • 0.46% fail on Other body component
      • 0.39% fail on Panel
      • 0.077% fail on Body condition
    • 0.62% fail on Seats
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.31% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel condition (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Towbar
      • 0.077% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.077% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.15% fail on Cabs
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 19% fail on Brakes (58% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (65% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (93% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (95% worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (68% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.077% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (82% worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance (76% worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.077% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.077% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (140% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.39% fail on Cable
        • 0.15% fail on Pivot
      • 0.39% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.31% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.077% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.4% fail on Load sensing valves (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.39% fail on Pedal
      • 0.077% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.077% fail on Servos
      • 0.077% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.31% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.31% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.15% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.077% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.077% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (62% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings (71% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (97% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.077% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 0.93% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Leaf springs (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Leaf spring (9 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 0.077% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.077% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.15% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.077% fail on Axles
      • 0.077% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.077% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.077% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.077% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (40% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.077% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.077% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.077% fail on View to rear
      • 0.077% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.077% fail on Other components
        • 0.077% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.077% fail on Operation
      • 0.077% fail on Rams
    • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.077% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.077% fail on Steering column
    • 0.077% fail on Steering play
      • 0.077% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition (60% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.70% fail on Catalyst emissions (79% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.77% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.70% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.46% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.077% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Tread depth (56% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 0.077% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.077% fail on Speedometer

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