Vauxhall Adam MOT Results

Registered in 2016
84.8% pass rate
from 9,588 tests in 2020
(23% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Adam is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.2% fail on Visibility (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (78% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.094% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.063% fail on View to rear
      • 0.063% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.55% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.16% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (50% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (50% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.063% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.010% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Reversing lamps (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Reversing lamps (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.073% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.010% fail on All position lamps
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (26% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (33% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (34% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.010% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.010% fail on Lever
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.042% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.042% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.042% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.010% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.010% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.16% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.031% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.010% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.021% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.010% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.63% fail on Suspension
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut (14 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Pins and bushes (20 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Macpherson strut (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Springs
      • 0.094% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.083% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.010% fail on Mounting
    • 0.052% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.021% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.010% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.010% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.010% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.010% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.33% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Pipe
    • 0.052% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.031% fail on Body
      • 0.031% fail on Other body component
    • 0.010% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.010% fail on Transmission
      • 0.010% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.010% fail on Joints
    • 0.010% fail on Seats
      • 0.010% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.010% fail on Undertray
  • 0.33% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.28% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.021% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.010% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.010% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.042% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.031% fail on Other leaks (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.031% fail on Condition
  • 0.083% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (67% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.042% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.021% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.052% fail on Steering
    • 0.021% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.021% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.021% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.010% fail on Electronic power steering
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