Vauxhall Agila MOT Results

Registered in 2013
84.0% pass rate
from 3,652 tests in 2020
(30% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Agila is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.055% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.027% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.027% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.027% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (57% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.082% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt
          • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake linings and pads (62% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Brake pads (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs and drums (62% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Brake discs (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Hand lever (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal
    • 0.36% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.055% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.027% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.027% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.027% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 4.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.38% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.027% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamps (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Position lamps (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Position lamp (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.082% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.055% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.027% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.027% fail on Horn
    • 0.027% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.027% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.027% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (43% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (43% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (43% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (77% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.027% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres (56% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 0.68% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.082% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.055% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Body
      • 0.055% fail on Other body component
    • 0.027% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.027% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.027% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.027% fail on Undertray
  • 0.41% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Exhaust emissions (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.082% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.027% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.027% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.19% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.055% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.055% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.027% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.027% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.027% 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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