Vauxhall Agila MOT Results

Registered in 2009
70.2% pass rate
from 5,715 tests in 2017
(8.7% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Agila is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Location
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.035% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Front suspension joints (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.33% fail on Rear
      • 0.23% fail on Front
    • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front drive shafts (85% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Constant velocity joints (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.017% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.26% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.087% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.070% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses
        • 0.035% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.017% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.070% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
      • 0.017% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.017% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.052% fail on Pedal
        • 0.052% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.052% fail on ABS (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.070% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.070% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Front lamps (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Rear lamps (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plate lamp (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Individual lamps (70% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (64% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Battery
    • 0.070% fail on Rear fog lamp (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Fog lamp (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (36% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.052% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Exhaust system (36% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Emissions
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.070% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.035% fail on Pipe
      • 0.035% fail on System
  • 0.38% fail on Steering (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering system (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Track rod end (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.035% fail on Steering control
      • 0.035% fail on Steering wheel (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.017% fail on Power steering
      • 0.017% fail on Rams
  • 0.38% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.052% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (84% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.30% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Body condition
    • 0.052% fail on Doors
      • 0.052% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers
    • 0.017% fail on Load security
      • 0.017% fail on Access panel
  • 0.052% fail on Road Wheels (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Attachment
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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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