Vauxhall Adam MOT Results

Registered in 2013
75.4% pass rate
from 7,898 tests in 2020
(8.6% 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.

  • 8.7% fail on Suspension (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Springs (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Coil spring (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Macpherson strut (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Macpherson strut (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.038% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.013% fail on Axles
      • 0.013% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.013% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension unit
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility (69% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.076% fail on View to rear
      • 0.076% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (33% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (29% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (35% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.51% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamp switch (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.063% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Position lamps (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Position lamp (87% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.013% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (18% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (19% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.87% fail on Brake performance (33% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt
          • 0.10% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.013% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.089% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.076% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.025% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability control (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (85% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.089% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.089% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.063% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.013% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (31% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.063% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.063% fail on Compression ignition (87% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.051% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.038% fail on Other leaks (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.013% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.013% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.75% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Pipe
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.089% fail on Transmission (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Body
      • 0.063% fail on Other body component
      • 0.013% fail on Body condition
    • 0.038% fail on Seats
      • 0.038% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.025% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
      • 0.013% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
    • 0.025% fail on Undertray
    • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 0.30% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering linkage components (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.063% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (56% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.051% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.051% fail on Road Wheels (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 0.025% fail on Attachment (86% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.013% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.013% fail on Anchorages
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