Talbot Express MOT Results

Registered in 1993
52.7% pass rate
from 1,256 tests in 2020
(29% worse than other 1993 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Talbot Express is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Dipswitch
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (64% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.48% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Electrical equipment (70% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
      • 0.56% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (66% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.56% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Outline marker lamps (22 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Outline marker lamp (22 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.64% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.24% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.40% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.40% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Drive shaft (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.48% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.080% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.080% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.96% fail on Seats
      • 0.72% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.32% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.88% fail on Body
      • 0.64% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
      • 0.080% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.80% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on Tank
      • 0.16% fail on Hose
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.64% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.48% fail on Towbar
      • 0.40% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.16% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.24% fail on Cabs
      • 0.16% fail on Steps (14 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.080% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.080% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 18% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (61% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (61% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (86% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt
          • 0.80% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (50% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Load sensing valves (9 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.48% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.48% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.24% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.24% fail on Cable
    • 0.64% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.64% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.32% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (22 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Other braking system component
        • 0.080% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.56% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.32% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.080% fail on Servos
      • 0.080% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.080% fail on Valves
    • 0.24% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.16% fail on Servos
      • 0.080% fail on Leaks
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (80% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Leaf springs (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.080% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.080% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.080% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.32% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.32% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.48% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (86% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Visibility (43% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Washers (39% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.080% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.080% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end (79% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.40% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
      • 0.080% fail on Operation
      • 0.080% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.080% fail on Pump
    • 0.080% fail on Steering play
      • 0.080% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (40% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (39% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Spark ignition (41% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (68% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.72% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.40% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.080% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.080% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas (61% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Requirements
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Tread depth (76% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.080% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.16% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.16% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.080% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.080% fail on Attachment

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