Vauxhall Agila MOT Results

Registered in 2005
60.8% pass rate
from 2,385 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Agila is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.75% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 0.59% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.46% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.084% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.042% fail on Horn
    • 0.084% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.042% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.042% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Suspension arm (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Springs (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Coil springs (82% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Coil spring (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.084% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.34% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.084% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.084% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bars (98% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.042% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.042% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.042% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (48% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.80% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (93% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.042% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.042% fail on Rbt
          • 0.042% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.29% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.042% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.34% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Anti-lock braking system (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.042% fail on Pedal
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake control (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Lever (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.084% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.084% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.084% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.084% fail on Other braking system component (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.96% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.042% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Size/type (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (63% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Joints (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.42% fail on Door condition
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
    • 0.71% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Tank (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
      • 0.084% fail on Hose
      • 0.084% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.084% fail on Body
      • 0.084% fail on Other body component
    • 0.042% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.042% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition (30% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (37% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition (93% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (83% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.96% fail on Fluid leaks (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Engine oil leaks (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
        • 0.042% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.38% fail on Steering play (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.96% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements
    • 0.084% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (94% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.80% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 0.042% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.042% fail on Speedometer

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