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Cars most likely to pass their MOT
Passing the annual MOT test is a legal requirement for all cars aged three years or older.
It is thus an annual worry for most car owners, particularly given the inconvenience and expense of an MOT failure.
A car cannot legally be driven if it has failed the MOT until the faults are rectified and the car has subsequently passed the test. This is great news for road safety but not so good news if your car does fail.
To minimise the chance of this happening, owners should buy a reliable car. In addition, they should assess MOT pass rates and make a judgment based on the real-world results.
Thanks to new analysis by motoring expert Honest John, the cars most and least likely to pass their MOT test can now be revealed.
Many of the models included may surprise you. Read on on to discover the full rundown of the cars most likely to pass, followed by a rogues' gallery of the cars most likely to fail.
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So old cheap cars are more likely to fail MOTs than new expensive ones?
What is kind of interesting though is the number of top end cars that dont pass 100%. The Bentley is a surprise at 90%. I know 1 in 10 doesn't sound a lot, but consider the cost of them and that the vast majority of them are leased and have maintenance included, it doesnt look good when your £130K Bentley fails the MOT... Maybe the bulbs blow a lot.
P.S. Babies Three, I think you might be wrong there as it says on more than one of them the date of the cars and it even says " despite the sample cars dating back seven years to 2005 ", in the case of the Aston Martin DB9 .......
what turkey decided on the comparison for this survey
10 plus year old family cars well used been around the block a few times
of course they are going to have a low pass rate.
against 5 year old super cars that rarely leave the garage
i'd be pissed off if it didn't pass the mot first time.
Very unfair for manufactures OK for the Bentley, Astons, Porsche etc., cars serviced by the main dealers or very expensive specialist how much is it to service these cars, how can a comparison be made with £40k to £200k cars with a £300 cars a couple of years away from the scrapyard. Compare how much a 15, year old escort cost to service if it gets serviced at all.
My son and I have owned 7 Citroens between us over the last 16 years. M y current Picasso I have owned for 6 years it has 85k on the clock and has never skipped a beat just like all the other Citroens, I service my own car some jobs gets farmed out i.e. belts.
It is also a fact that the condition and speed cars deteriorate is down to the owner nothing else.
What a load of crap, so if it fails on a bald tyre then the car is deemed as poor quaility and unreliable?
What about the dufus behind the wheel? That's what we should be concentrating more on!
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