Vauxhall Agila MOT Results

Registered in 2012
86.3% pass rate
from 3,581 tests in 2017
(35% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Agila is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.028% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.78% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.39% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate lamp (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Front lamps (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Battery
    • 0.028% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.028% fail on Fog lamp
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (42% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.056% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components (57% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Brake pads (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Components (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.084% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.084% fail on Pedal
        • 0.084% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.028% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Tread depth (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Size/type
    • 0.028% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Coil springs (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.36% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.056% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.084% fail on Rear
      • 0.028% fail on Front
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.084% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.028% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.028% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.28% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.028% fail on Cap
    • 0.028% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.20% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
      • 0.056% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.056% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.17% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Steering
    • 0.084% fail on Steering system (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.028% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.028% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.056% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.028% fail on Power steering
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.028% fail on Doors
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.056% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% 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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