Talbot Express MOT Results

Registered in 1994
54.7% pass rate
from 744 tests in 2017
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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Talbot Express is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (89% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps (54% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear lamps (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (64% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (58% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Switch
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.13% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (58% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (58% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.40% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.54% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 0.94% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.54% fail on Lamp
      • 0.40% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 9.5% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Front drive shafts (200% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.2% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.81% fail on Front
      • 0.81% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.67% fail on Leaf springs (15 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (21 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Anchor (36 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Shackle bracket (55 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Location
    • 0.67% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition (79% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.13% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Rear wheels (79% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 8.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (53% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Components (62% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Pipes (63% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Valves (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.27% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.13% fail on Servos
      • 0.40% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.40% fail on Leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
    • 0.54% fail on Hub components (75% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.40% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Air and vacuum systems (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks (27 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.40% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (15 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.5% fail on Exhaust system (96% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions (76% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.67% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Cap
    • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.7% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Drivers
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 0.81% fail on Seats
      • 0.67% fail on Drivers
      • 0.40% fail on Passengers
    • 0.27% fail on Body security
    • 0.13% fail on Speedometer
  • 5.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Tread depth (70% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.40% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Pump
    • 0.13% fail on Steering control
      • 0.13% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.13% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.67% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Towbars
    • 0.27% fail on Vehicle structure

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