Chevrolet Aveo MOT Results

Registered in 2011
57.5% pass rate
from 1,632 tests in 2020
(45% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Aveo is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension (93% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Macpherson strut (18 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (26 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (18 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Springs (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Coil springs (70% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Coil spring (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.67% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (48% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (42% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp (44% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.67% fail on Direction indicators (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Flashing type (53% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.37% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.061% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.061% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.061% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake fluid (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 0.061% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.061% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.061% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.061% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Steering (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Steering linkage components (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Track rod end (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.061% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Power steering
      • 0.061% fail on Other components
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.061% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.061% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.061% fail on View to rear
      • 0.061% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.061% fail on Requirements
    • 0.18% fail on Airbags (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers airbag (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.25% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.061% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.061% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.80% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.61% fail on Transmission
      • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.55% fail on Joints
        • 0.061% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.18% fail on System (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Hose
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.061% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition
      • 0.061% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition
      • 0.061% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.061% fail on Body
      • 0.061% fail on Other body component
    • 0.061% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.061% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.80% fail on Identification of the vehicle (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plates (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Attachment
  • 0.061% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.061% fail on Anchorages
Read the Honest John Review

  • Chevrolet Aveo (2011 - 2015)
    Nice looking hatchback. Good value for money. Decent handling. Good legroom in the back. Reasonable bootspace. Diesel has stop/start.

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