Talbot Express MOT Results

Registered in 1993
53.6% pass rate
from 1,115 tests in 2017
(14% 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.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (41% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.090% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.090% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.090% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (88% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.90% fail on All direction indicators (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Tell tales
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Rear lamps (90% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.63% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Battery (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.90% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 0.72% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.36% fail on Switch
      • 0.27% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.18% fail on Lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Brakes (39% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (39% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Rear wheels (64% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front wheels (66% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 10.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (86% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Components (88% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Pipes (83% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses
        • 1.6% fail on Valves (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.63% fail on Leaks
      • 0.36% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.36% fail on Operation
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.36% fail on Brake pads (72% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.63% fail on Pedal
        • 0.54% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.27% fail on Air and vacuum systems (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Components (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pump/compressors (28 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (11 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.090% fail on Cable
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.4% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Subframe mounting (77% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Couplings
        • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts (8 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.090% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Rear (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.81% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition (70% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Leaf springs (10 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Shackle bracket (28 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.090% fail on Anchor
    • 0.27% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.090% fail on General condition
    • 0.090% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.6% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions (56% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on System
      • 0.36% fail on Tank
      • 0.36% fail on Pipe
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
      • 0.090% fail on Hose
    • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Drivers (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.72% fail on Seats
      • 0.54% fail on Passengers
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers
    • 0.36% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Body security
    • 0.090% fail on Speedometer
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Requirements
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on Tread depth (58% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
    • 0.090% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.36% fail on Steering control
      • 0.18% fail on Steering column
      • 0.18% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.18% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.090% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.090% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.72% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.090% fail on Towbars
    • 0.090% fail on Vehicle structure

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