Vauxhall Adam MOT Results

Registered in 2014
83.0% pass rate
from 11,427 tests in 2017
(19% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Adam is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (40% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (12% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (98% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0088% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (22% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.46% fail on Headlamps (33% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp (98% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Fog lamp (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate lamp (56% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front lamps (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Direction indicators (47% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Flashing type (47% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0088% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.079% fail on Horn
    • 0.018% fail on Battery
    • 0.0088% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0088% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 2.5% fail on Brakes
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (20% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (25% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0088% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.34% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.053% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.053% fail on Components
        • 0.053% fail on Hoses
    • 0.026% fail on ABS
  • 0.67% fail on Suspension
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.0088% fail on Location
    • 0.053% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Attachment
    • 0.044% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0088% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0088% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.018% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Front
    • 0.0088% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.0088% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.0088% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.46% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (73% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Cap (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Tank
    • 0.061% fail on Emissions
    • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0088% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.25% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.12% fail on Steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering system
      • 0.079% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0088% fail on Free play
        • 0.0088% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0088% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0088% fail on Steering arm
  • 0.088% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.070% fail on Body condition
    • 0.018% fail on Seats
      • 0.0088% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0088% fail on Drivers
  • 0.070% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Condition
  • 0.061% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (81% better than other 2014 cars)
Read the Honest John Review

  • Vauxhall Adam (2013 - 2019)
    Huge amount of personalisation for interior and exterior. Good level of standard equipment. Much improved later engines.

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