Vauxhall Agila MOT Results

Registered in 2011
71.9% pass rate
from 4,667 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Agila is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (67% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Springs (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Coil spring (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Pins and bushes (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.043% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Linkage
      • 0.021% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.064% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.021% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (45% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (72% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (67% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (83% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.69% fail on Parking brake performance (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (98% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.043% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (53% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums (62% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.021% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.086% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.064% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.043% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.043% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.021% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.021% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.086% fail on View to rear
      • 0.086% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.064% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.94% fail on Direction indicators (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Flashing type (34% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters (59% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Position lamps (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Position lamp (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.021% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.021% fail on Horn
    • 0.021% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.021% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.021% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Size/type
  • 0.75% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.086% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.064% fail on Transmission (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Drive shafts (93% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Joints (93% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.64% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (66% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust emissions (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Spark ignition (46% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.021% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.043% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.043% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.021% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.021% fail on Undertray
  • 0.21% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.021% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.021% fail on Power steering
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Requirements
    • 0.043% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (86% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plates (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Condition
    • 0.043% fail on Attachment (84% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.021% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.021% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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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