TVR Chimaera MOT Results

Registered in 1994
79.5% pass rate
from 166 tests in 2020
(46% better than other 1994 cars)
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 TVR Chimaera is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.8% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt
          • 0.60% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
  • 7.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.60% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.60% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.60% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Driver's view (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
  • 3.0% fail on Suspension (76% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.60% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.60% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.60% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage
    • 0.60% fail on Springs
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 2.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (78% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Doors
      • 1.8% fail on Front passenger's door (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.60% fail on Tank
    • 0.60% fail on Body
      • 0.60% fail on Other body component
    • 0.60% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.60% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.60% fail on Steering play
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment
  • 0.60% fail on Tyres
    • 0.60% fail on Condition

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