Chevrolet Epica MOT Results

Registered in 2009
54.5% pass rate
from 200 tests in 2017
(39% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Epica is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear lamps
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Battery (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.50% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.50% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Brakes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Rear wheels (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake imbalance (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Hub components (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.50% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.5% fail on Parking brake (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.0% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.50% fail on Hoses
      • 0.50% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.5% fail on ABS (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability system (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.5% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Front (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Steering rack (28 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
  • 6.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (17 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.50% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.50% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
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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