Triumph Dolomite MOT Results

Registered in 1980
78.7% pass rate
from 150 tests in 2020
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 1980 cars and highlighted areas where the Triumph Dolomite is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.67% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
      • 0.67% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.67% fail on Stop lamp
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.67% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 2.0% fail on Hand lever (10 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.67% fail on Lever
    • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.67% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.67% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.67% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.67% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.67% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.67% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension
    • 3.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.67% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.67% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.67% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.67% fail on Anti-roll bar
  • 6.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
    • 2.0% fail on Steering coupling (17 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Universal joint (13 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 1.3% fail on Steering play
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.67% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.67% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Body (6 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Other body component (17 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Transmission
      • 0.67% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.67% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.67% fail on Floor
    • 0.67% fail on Seats
      • 0.67% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas

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