TVR Chimaera MOT Results

Registered in 1999
89.3% pass rate
from 384 tests in 2020
(74% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the TVR Chimaera is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (65% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (21% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (21% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (17% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Individual direction indicators (68% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.26% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (80% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (40% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.52% fail on Mechanical brake components (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs and drums (39% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Brake discs (37% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.26% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (66% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (47% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers (77% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (88% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4.8% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.26% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (85% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Joints (82% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Doors (3.3% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (73% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Steering gear (52% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage components (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
  • 1.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (87% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (85% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (81% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Tyres (90% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Condition (76% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates

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