Vauxhall Agila MOT Results

Registered in 2010
68.0% pass rate
from 4,342 tests in 2020
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Agila is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Springs (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Coil springs (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Coil spring (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.023% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage
      • 0.023% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.069% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.046% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.023% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.023% fail on Sub-frame
  • 13% fail on Brakes (79% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (61% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.88% fail on Parking brake performance (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.092% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.046% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.99% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.092% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (33% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.67% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.092% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.092% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.90% fail on Parking brake control (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.069% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.046% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.046% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.046% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Anti-lock braking system (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.023% fail on Leaks
    • 0.023% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.092% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.069% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.069% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.046% fail on View to rear
      • 0.046% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Individual direction indicators (70% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.48% fail on Headlamps (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Position lamps (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Position lamp (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.069% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.046% fail on Switch
    • 0.023% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.023% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (51% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Size/type
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (32% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.023% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.092% fail on Compression ignition (92% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.023% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.023% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.023% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.046% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.069% fail on Transmission (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Drive shafts (94% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Joints (94% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.023% fail on Tank
      • 0.023% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.046% fail on Body
      • 0.023% fail on Panel
      • 0.023% fail on Other body component
    • 0.023% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Bracket
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.046% fail on Requirements
    • 0.092% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Steering (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.046% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.046% fail on Steering play
      • 0.046% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.023% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.046% fail on Road Wheels (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Attachment (84% better than other 2010 cars)
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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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