Chevrolet Epica MOT Results

Registered in 2008
51.4% pass rate
from 74 tests in 2020
(23% worse than other 2008 cars)
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 Brakes (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 8.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (30 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.4% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Brake fluid
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
  • 15% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Steering gear (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Steering rack (25 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
    • 2.7% fail on Steering play (34 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Steering rack (34 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 14% fail on Suspension (7.1% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (17% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pins and bushes (80% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension rods
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (83% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (18% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Spark ignition (24% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Compression ignition (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (6.8% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment
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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