TVR Chimaera MOT Results

Registered in 1994
72.7% pass rate
from 154 tests in 2017
(34% 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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.65% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.65% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.65% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.65% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.65% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.65% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.65% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.65% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.65% fail on Front wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Hub components
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.65% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.65% fail on Pipe
    • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system
      • 3.9% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.65% fail on Free play
        • 0.65% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.65% fail on Component mounting
  • 3.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis
    • 0.65% fail on Body condition
  • 3.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.65% fail on Condition
  • 0.65% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.65% fail on Condition

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