Vauxhall Adam MOT Results

Registered in 2015
79.8% pass rate
from 11,015 tests in 2020
(33% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Adam is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Visibility (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.073% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.073% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.036% fail on View to rear
      • 0.036% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.064% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.73% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.0091% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (61% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (61% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.045% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Position lamps (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Position lamp (75% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.064% fail on Horn
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.036% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.027% fail on Lever
        • 0.0091% fail on Cable
    • 0.36% fail on Brake performance (41% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (44% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (62% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.100% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0091% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0091% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.082% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.082% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.054% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Rbt (sp) (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.036% fail on Rbt
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.018% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.17% fail on Lever
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.100% fail on Pedal
      • 0.036% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.036% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.036% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0091% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0091% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0091% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0091% fail on Other components
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.0091% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension
    • 0.54% fail on Springs
      • 0.54% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.51% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.036% fail on Mounting (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.064% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0091% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.064% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.045% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0091% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0091% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.018% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (20 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0091% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0091% fail on Sub-frame
  • 0.71% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.71% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.69% fail on Spark ignition (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.073% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Compression ignition (91% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0091% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.0091% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0091% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.54% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0091% fail on Hose
    • 0.045% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.027% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Body
      • 0.027% fail on Other body component
    • 0.018% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0091% fail on Doors
      • 0.0091% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0091% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0091% fail on Seats
      • 0.0091% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.22% fail on Steering
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.018% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0091% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (58% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
      • 0.0091% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.054% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.082% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.073% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0091% fail on Condition
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