Vauxhall Adam MOT Results

Registered in 2014
78.8% pass rate
from 13,693 tests in 2020
(11% 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.

  • 8.1% fail on Visibility (95% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.080% fail on View to rear
      • 0.073% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0073% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.058% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.058% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.47% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (38% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.037% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.073% fail on Horn
      • 0.022% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.0073% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0073% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (20% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (16% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads (16% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.88% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0073% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.015% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0073% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0073% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.058% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.051% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0073% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0073% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.044% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0073% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Lever (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.051% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.051% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.015% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (14% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (28% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Size/type
    • 0.022% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (79% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (80% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (79% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0073% fail on Mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.080% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0073% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.073% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.037% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0073% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0073% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0073% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0073% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.90% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.86% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.85% fail on Spark ignition (98% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.029% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.029% fail on Compression ignition (94% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.029% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0073% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.53% fail on Steering (60% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering linkage components (77% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Track rod end (92% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.051% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.022% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0073% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0073% fail on Operation
    • 0.0073% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0073% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.48% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Seats
      • 0.029% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.022% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.044% fail on Doors
      • 0.037% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0073% fail on Catch
      • 0.0073% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0073% fail on Door condition
    • 0.037% fail on Body
      • 0.029% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0073% fail on Panel
    • 0.029% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Transmission (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Joints (92% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0073% fail on Condition
  • 0.051% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0073% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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