Chevrolet Tacuma MOT Results

Registered in 2008
53.2% pass rate
from 476 tests in 2020
(19% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Tacuma is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 5.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage
    • 1.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.21% fail on Suspension unit
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.63% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.63% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.42% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
    • 0.21% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Visibility (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Wipers (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Tyres (55% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Tread depth (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.84% fail on Size/type
  • 8.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Seats (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's seat (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Chassis condition (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
    • 0.21% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 7.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Seat belts (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas (34 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 6.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.9% fail on Spark ignition (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.84% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.63% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.42% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.2% fail on Steering (86% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other components (22 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rams
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Steering box
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Condition

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