Chevrolet Epica MOT Results

Registered in 2008
52.5% pass rate
from 118 tests in 2017
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Epica is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Front lamps (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.85% fail on All position lamps
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 23% fail on Brakes (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 13% fail on Rear wheels (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.85% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.9% fail on Hub components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.85% fail on Brake linings
    • 3.4% fail on ABS (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.5% fail on Components
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes
    • 0.85% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Couplings
        • 0.85% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.85% fail on Attachment
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.85% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.85% fail on Attachment
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.7% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.85% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.85% fail on Rear
    • 0.85% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 8.5% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Steering rack (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.85% fail on Track rod end
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
  • 7.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.85% fail on Washers
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.85% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.85% fail on System
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.85% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • Chevrolet Epica (2008 - 2010)
    Extremely well kitted out for comfort and safety. Huge boot. Keen value. 6-speed diesel auto. 2.0 straight six petrol is chain cam.

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