Vauxhall Nova, registered in 1985
62.1% pass rate
from 190 tests between October 2010 and September 2011
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 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Nova is unusually good or bad.
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Vauxhall Nova 1983
Straightforward, cheap supermini that lends itself to DIY maintenance. Decent ohc engines.