Vauxhall Agila MOT Results

Registered in 2008
65.1% pass rate
from 3,333 tests in 2017
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Agila is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (48% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 10% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 10% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Location
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 2.8% fail on Macpherson strut (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints (98% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.36% fail on Rear
      • 0.15% fail on Front
    • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front drive shafts (89% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Brakes (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.75% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.57% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.060% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Components (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Hoses
        • 0.030% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.030% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.090% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.030% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.030% fail on ABS
  • 7.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (60% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Position lamps (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Front lamps (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear lamps (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Battery
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Horn
    • 0.060% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.030% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.030% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.030% fail on Switch
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.060% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.63% fail on Emissions
    • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.090% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.060% fail on System
      • 0.030% fail on Cap
  • 0.66% fail on Steering (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Steering system (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.090% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Steering control
      • 0.030% fail on Steering column
  • 0.57% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Requirements
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (69% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.090% fail on Doors
      • 0.060% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.030% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.030% fail on Seats
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers
    • 0.030% fail on Load security
      • 0.030% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.21% fail on Registration plates and VIN (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plate (64% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.030% fail on Condition
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  • Vauxhall Agila (2008 - 2014)
    Surprisingly spacious small five-door city car. Makes best sense with 1.0 petrol engine. Much better than old Agila. Rebadged version of Suzuki Splash.

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