TVR Chimaera MOT Results

Registered in 1999
81.1% pass rate
from 413 tests in 2017
(61% 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.

  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (70% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.97% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Position lamps (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Front lamps (90% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate lamp (92% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Battery
    • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Horn
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (72% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (60% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Front wheels (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.48% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.24% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.73% fail on Hydraulic systems (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Components
        • 0.24% fail on Hoses
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (78% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.24% fail on Presence
    • 0.73% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.24% fail on Rear
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.48% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (77% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions (61% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (71% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.48% fail on Chassis
    • 0.24% fail on Body condition
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
    • 0.24% fail on Load security
      • 0.24% fail on Tailgate
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.97% fail on Tyres (88% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Condition (86% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.24% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.97% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (82% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Seat belts (75% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.48% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 1999 cars)

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