Vauxhall Adam MOT Results

Registered in 2013
80.8% pass rate
from 6,639 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Adam is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Wipers (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (31% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.045% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.53% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Fog lamp (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate lamp (67% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type (50% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.060% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Position lamps (88% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Front lamps (92% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Rear lamps (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Horn
    • 0.030% fail on Battery
    • 0.015% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (28% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.030% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.62% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.20% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.015% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.015% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
        • 0.015% fail on Pipes
      • 0.030% fail on Leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
    • 0.090% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.090% fail on Pedal
        • 0.090% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.075% fail on ABS
    • 0.060% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.030% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Suspension (85% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Location (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Macpherson strut (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Condition (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.075% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.060% fail on Rear
      • 0.015% fail on Front
    • 0.075% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.030% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.015% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.015% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Emissions
    • 0.015% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.17% fail on Steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering system
      • 0.060% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.045% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.015% fail on Free play
        • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.030% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.015% fail on Power steering
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.075% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.075% fail on Attachment
  • 0.075% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.030% fail on Body condition
    • 0.030% fail on Doors
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.015% fail on Seats
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
  • 0.045% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.015% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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